Two Palestinian men, upset over Israel’s occupying troops, decide to become suicide bombers.
Amos Oz tells the story of his boyhood with his troubled parents just before & after the birth of Israel, his depressed but talented mother passing on to him the gift of story telling before her suicide.
The “hidden” part of the boyhood of Jesus is imaginatively created by combing Infant Gospel miracles with stories from the Gospels of Luke & Matthew.
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.
I am reprinting the review portion of this older film because it is so topical today. The full review in the Summer 2008 issue of Visual Parables has 27 discussion questions, more than any other of the 1100+ films on this site! You can purchase this issue (it has over 30 other reviews) at The …