The Body

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The Body ★ 2001 (PG-13)

Would-be religious thriller with wooden acting, laughable dialog, and clunky plot. In modern-day Jerusalem, Israeli archeologist Sharon Golban (Williams) checks out a tomb discovered beneath a shop and finds the skeleton of a crucified man. Could it be the remains of Jesus? When word reaches the Vatican, Cardinal Pesci (Wood) dispatches Father Matt Gutierrez (Banderas) to deal with the provocative situation. 108m/C VHS, DVD . Antonio Banderas, Olivia Williams, John Wood, John Shrapnel, Derek Jacobi, Jason Flemyng, Makram Khoury, Vernon Dobtch-eff, Ian McNeice; D: Jonas McCord; W: Jonas McCord; C: Vilmos Zsigmond; M: Serge Colbert.