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Paul (Faulkner), who goes from the most infamous persecutor of Christians to Christ’s most influential apostle, is spending his last days in a dark and bleak prison cell awaiting execution by Emperor Nero. Luke(Caviezel), his friend and physician, risks his life when he ventures into Rome to visit him. Paul is under the watchful eye of Mauritius (Martinez), the prison's prefect, who seeks to understand how this broken old man can pose such a threat. But before Paul's death sentence can be enacted, Luke resolves to write another book, one that details the beginnings of "The Way" and the birth of what will come to be known as the church. Their faith challenged an empire. But their words changed the world.
WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY:Andrew Hyatt
PRODUCED BY:T.J. Berden and David Zelon
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS:Eric Groth, Rick Jackson, Harrison Powell and Jim Caviezel
STARRING:Jim Caviezel, James Faulkner, Olivier Martinez, Joanne Whalley and John Lynch
Enter the Giveaway
The movie covers a time when Nero has Paul imprisioned awaiting death. He is struggling with day to day conditions and knowing he persecuted Christians before his conversion. Luke through his connections as a physician is allowed to see Paul and bring news back to the group of Christians hiding out within the city of Rome.
The movie portrays well the dire times of persecution of the Christians by Nero and Paul's dedication to Christ. I felt that the actor that played Paul and Luke did a really good job on getting the message across. The movie was an emotional one for me and I felt myself saddened by the plight of the Christians.
I rejoiced when Luke was allowed by Mauriteus to treat his daughter who was on her death bed. The struggle that Mauriteus had with whether to turn away from his God's and turn to Luke was a powerful scene. Luke's choice to help the person in charge of keeping Paul imprisioned to me took a lot of courage and strength. It was against his human character but in line with Christ's. His character had grown so much compared to before he was converted. It reminded me that God does use the broken and molds their character into a new person.
The picture quality of the film was good, acting was excellent, and the settings depicting the city at that time was convincing.
The Heart of the Story http://youtu.be/-EbrjbUUWCI
Movie Trailer http://youtu.be/7DFGmw5oe0E