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A.D. ★★½ Anno Domini 1985

Set shortly after Jesus' death, this rather low-budget miniseries chronicles the life and adventures of Christ's disciples (especially Peter and Paul) and the growing conflicts between Jewish zealots, early Christians, and the power of the Roman empire. Based on the Acts of the Apostles. 540m/C VHS, DVD . Denis Quilley, Philip Sayer, Anthony Andrews, Colleen Dewhurst, Ava Gardner, Richard Kiley, James Mason, David Hedison, John Houseman, John McEnery, Ian McShane, Jennifer O'Neill, Fernando Rey, Richard Roundtree, Ben Vereen, Susan Sarandon, Diane Venora, Anthony Zerbe, Jack Warden, Amanda Pays, Millie Perkins, Michael Wilding Jr.; D: Stuart Cooper; W: Anthony Burgess; C: Ennio Guarnieri; M: Lalo Schifrin. TV