The Book Of Life
Jesus Christ shows up in New York on the last day of the century to begin the end of the world. But he changes his mind.
This was Hartley's first longer video piece using the rough impressionistic distortion techniques he'd developed through the mid 1990's.
"Whimsical... but deeply serious..." New York Times - Stephen Holden
"A wicked, skillfully crafted, and eminently wise black comedy" Austin Chronicle - Marc Savlov
Thomas Jay Ryan
Originally Released: 1998
Running Time: 63 Minutes
From Hal Hartley & Possible Films