RISEN is the story of a Roman tribune charged by Gov. Pilate to investigate the disappearance of the body of Christ. The hardened soldier is transformed by his discovery.
The Gospel of John is enacted by actors speaking Aramaic under the narrator who reads the King James text or the NIV text or Spanish in a 3rd version.
Franco Zefirelli draws from all 4 gospels the mat erial for this retelling of the life of Christ, from birth at Bethlehem through his death & resurrection.