This groundbreaking, three-hour long 1987 Italian TV production "A Child Called Jesus" follows Jesus through "the missing years" from ages 3-12. Fearing that the Messiah has been born, King Herod orders all Hebrew males under the age of three to be killed. Joseph relocates his family from Bethlehem to Egypt to protect the boy from persecution. But as Jesus senses his divinity, he desires to return to Nazareth and embarks on a homeward bound journey with mother Mary while flashing forward to important moments in his life. Filmed on location in Tunisia.