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Format: DVD
Sku: 202168057
UPC: 841887051859
UPC 14: 00841887051859
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People and Passions that Changed the World.
Empires Collection: Great Religions is a compilation of five outstanding stories of some of histories greatest religions and religious figures.System Requirements:Running Time: 780 MinFormat: DVD MOVIE
Editor's Note
PBS's popular EMPIRES series delves into the histories of world civilizations through a thrilling blend of location footage, dramatic re-creations, and interviews with historians. This collection presents five episodes exploring the world's great religions and important religious figures: ISLAM: EMPIRE OF FAITH (2000), MARTIN LUTHER (2002), KINGDOM OF DAVID: THE SAGA OF THE ISRAELITES (2003), PETER & PAUL: THE MAKING OF THE CHRISTIAN REVOLUTION (2003), and HOLY WARRIORS: RICHARD THE LIONHEART AND SALADIN (2005). See individual titles for further details.
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Video Features DVD
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Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: PBS
Video Release Date Release Date: 4/5/2013
Video CategoryId Catalog ID: 600
Video UPC UPC: 00841887051859
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 5

Audio & Video
Video Original Language Original Language: English
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks: English [CC], English
Video Color Spec Video: Color

Aspect Ratio
Video Aspect Ratio Standard  1.33:1 [4:3]
Cast & Crew
Video Cast Info Timothy West
Video Cast Info Ben Kingsley - [Islam] Narrarated By
Video Cast Info Cassian Harrison - [Martin] Director
Video Cast Info Liam Neeson - [Martin] Narrarated By
Video Cast Info Margaret Koval - [Peter] Director
Video Cast Info Robert A. Gardner - [Islam] Director
Video Cast Info Salome Jens - [Peter] Narrated By

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CultureDose.net 8 of 10
[Martin] Overall, Harrison's two-part documentary serves as the definitive cinematic introduction to Martin Luther, avoiding the short cuts that the fictional Luther takes to paint his portrait. Some of the things I thought cheesy in the fictional film made much more sense when connected with the facts (like the lame visual metaphor of Luther as wild boar, that is actually based on a Pope Leo X document). Luther is certainly a complex man that combines heroic aspects with villainous ones, more plentiful biographical data exists to fashion worthwhile drama. - John Nesbit
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