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The Book of Life (1998)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Comedy, SciFi/Fantasy
Release Date:January 1, 1998
Running time:63 minutes
Cast:Martin Donovan, P.J. Harvey, Thomas Jay Ryan, Miho Nikaido, Anna Köhler, Martin Donovan, P.J. Harvey, Thomas Jay Ryan, Miho Nikaido, Anna Köhler, Martin Donovan, P.J. Harvey, Thomas Jay Ryan, Miho Nikaido, Anna Köhler, Martin Donovan, P.J. Harvey, Thomas Jay Ryan, Miho Nikaido, Anna Köhler
Director:Hal Hartley, Hal Hartley, Hal Hartley, Hal Hartley
Writer:Hal Hartley, Hal Hartley, Hal Hartley, Hal Hartley

Description: Hal Hartley directed this French-produced comedy about the Second Coming of Christ (Martin Donovan), with Thomas Jay Ryan in the role of Satan. While a gambler (David Simonds) and a waitress (Miho Nikaido) talk with Satan in a hotel bar, Jesus arrives at JFK airport with Magdalena (PJ Harvey). Jesus has been sent down to end the world by breaking the Seven Seals on a computer disk in a bowling alley locker room. Made in digital video blown up to 35mm, this film is part of the French Collection 2000 Seen By television series of one-hour films about the Millennium (and the only one by an American director). Shown at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival.~ Bhob Stewart, All Movie Guide

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