Release Date: April 20, 2001
Running Time: 109 mins.
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Box Office: $33,565.00
Genre: Adaptation, Drama, Thriller
In the cradle of faith that is Jerusalem, two seemingly mismatched people from different worlds and cultures-- Vatican-appointed Jesuit priest Matt Gutierrez and Israeli archeologist Sharon Golban --make a tenuous alliance to investigate a find that not only threatens the very foundations of western religion, but also blows apart the region's fragile peace. Behind a simple hardware store on Hanevi'im Street, Sharon has discovered an ancient skeleton in a rich man's tomb. Its coloration indicates that the cause of death was the Roman method of executing criminals, and enemies of the state, crucifixion. And there are other signs which might corroborate Bibilical descriptions of the death of th...