Bible scholars know little about the early life of Jesus, but that hasn’t stopped filmmakers from blending fact with fiction.
The Jesus Film and some portions of Jesus of Nazareth accurately depict the angelic visitation to Mary as well as Jesus’ three-day temple court experience.
The Bible tells us little about Jesus until the age of 30.
The Young Messiah, based upon Anne Rice’s novel Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt, is a fictional account of Jesus’ life, the uncovering of secrets about his Messianic identity and his re-introduction into Israeli society.
Jesus accidentally killing a bully and resurrecting him.
Joseph’s prior marriage and son before Jesus’ birth.
The family struggle in telling Jesus about his true Messianic identity.