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Ben-Hur (2016): Jesus finds a voice

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Larry J. Kreitzer There are some films that are so iconic that it is hard to imagine they could ever be remade. William Wyler’s Ben-Hur (1959) is one of those films. The chariot-racing sequence alone is enough to fix the film in the mind of most viewers, even though it takes only eight minutes of the film’s three and a half hours. Wyler’s film was phenomenally successful, and was nominated for twelve Academy Awards, winning eleven of them, a record that has only been matched twice (Titanic in...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
Oxford college:
Regent's Park College
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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc Publisher's website
Pages:
381-392
Host title:
T & T Clark Companion to Bible and Film
Chapter number:
31
Place of publication:
New York/London
Publication date:
2018-05-24
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9780567666239
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9780567666208
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English
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1089083
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2020-02-26

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