Christus 1914 DVD
One of the most popular story topics in silent Italian cinema was the life of Christ, and this powerful dramatization from director Giuseppe de Liguoro offers faithful depictions in key moments from the New Testament and a moving performance by star Alessandro Rocca as Jesus. The color-tinted print was hand-painted by French nuns; Alfonso Cassini, Giulia Cassini-Rizzotto also star. 69 min. Standard; Soundtrack: music score. Silent with music score.