The Book of Life

1998

The Book of Life

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Hal Hartley directed this French comedy about the Second Coming of Christ. While a gambler and a waitress talk with Satan in a hotel bar, Jesus arrives at JFK airport with Magdalena. Jesus has been sent down to end the world by breaking the Seven Seals on a computer disk.

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Audience Reviews for The Book of Life

  • Jan 05, 2012
    The Book of Life has promise but it doesn't have the full punch of Hartley's other work. An interesting existential film nonetheless.
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  • Jul 09, 2008
    Interesting low budget existential drama.
    Anthony V Super Reviewer

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