A.D. (film)


A.D. (film)

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name = A.D.


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director = Stuart Cooper
producer = Tarak Ben Ammar & Vincenzo Labella
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music = Lalo Schifrin
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editing = John A. Martinelli, ACE
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country = Britain
Italy
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"A.D." (Anno Domini) is a British/Italian miniseries from 1985 in 6 parts which tells the Acts of the Apostles. Considered as the third and final installment in a TV miniseries trilogy which began with Moses the Lawgiver and Franco Zeffirelli's "Jesus of Nazareth" [ [http://www.allmovie.com/cg/avg.dll?p=avg&sql=1:182648 Erickson, Hal. Plot synopsis for A.D. on Allmovie website.] ] , it was adapted from Anthony Burgess's novel "The Kingdom of the Wicked", which was itself a sequel to Burgess's book "Man Of Nazareth", on which was based Zeffirelli's movie.

Plot

The story tells the life histories about Saint Peter and Paul of Tarsus after the Crucifixion of Jesus, and their individual fates in the old Rome in time of Persecution of Christians.

The Cast

* Anthony Andrews - Nero
* Colleen Dewhurst - Antonia Minor
* Ava Gardner - Agrippina the Younger
* David Hedison - Porcius Festus
* John Houseman - Gamaliel
* Richard Kiley - Claudius
* James Mason - Tiberius
* John McEnery - Caligula
* Ian McShane - Sejanus
* Jennifer O'Neill - Messalina
* Millie Perkins - Mary, mother of Jesus
* Denis Quilley - Saint Peter
* Fernando Rey - Seneca the Younger
* Richard Roundtree - Serpenius
* Susan Sarandon - Livilla
* Ben Vereen - The Ethiopian
* Tony Vogel - Aquila
* Jack Warden - Nerva
* Anthony Zerbe - Pontius Pilate
* Neil Dickson - Valerius
* Cecil Humphreys - Caleb
* Amanda Pays - Sarah
* Philip Sayer - Paul of Tarsus
* Diane Venora - Corinna
* Michael Wilding, Jr. - Jesus
* Vincent Riotta - Saint Stephen
* Rebecca Saire - Ruth
* Tom Durham - Cleophas
* Anthony Pedley - Zacchaeus
* Harold Kasket - Caiaphas
* Ralph Arliss - Samuel
* Mike Gwilym - Pallas
* Davyd Harris - Thomas
* Bruce Winant - Seth
* Jonathan Hyde - Tigellinus
* Damien Thomas - Agrippa I
* Derek Hoxby - Agrippa II
* Angela Morant - Priscilla
* Clive Arrindell - Cassius Chaerea
* Paul Freeman - Centurion Cornelius
* Andrea Prodan - Britannicus
* Akosua Busia - Claudia Acte
* Vernon Dobtcheff - Titus Flavius Sabinus
* Gerrard McArthur - Luke the Evangelist
* Jane How - Poppaea Sabina
* Jonathan Tafler - Aaron
* Richard Kane - Agrippa Postumus
* Barrie Houghton - Ananias
* Maggie Wickman - Apicata
* Alan Downer - Barnabas
* Martin Potter - Gaius Calpurnius Piso
* Colin Haigh - James the Just
* Renato Scarpa - Lucius Marinus
* Roderick Horn - Marcellus
* John Wheatley - Mark the Evangelist
* Joss Buckley - Matthew the Evangelist
* David Sumner - Saint Matthias
* Stephen Finlay - Nicanor
* Katia Thandoulaki - Claudia Octavia
* Eddie Grossman - Parmenas
* David Haughton - Petronius
* John Steiner - Simon Magus
* Robert Wentz - Thrasyllus
* Philip Anthony - Saint James the Great
* Peter Blythe - Procuius
* Gary Brown - Philip of Side
* Peter Howell - Atticus
* David Rintoul - Pope Linus
* Ned Vukovic - Triumvir

The Crew

* Teleplay by: Anthony Burgess & Vincenzo Labella
* Director of Photography: Ennio Guarnieri, AIC
* Film Editor:
* Costumes by: Enrico Sabbatini

ee also

*Seven Deacons

Notes

External links

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