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Person of The Week (Martin Scorsese) #117330

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 12, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Film director Martin Scorsese profiled. [SCORSESE - talks about subjects of his films; discusses his film "The Last Temptation of Christ".] Criticism of movie noted. [Reverend Larry POLAND - comments.] Movie's portrayal of Jesus Christ described; scenes shown from movie. Scorsese's background reviewed; photos shown. [SCORSESE - discusses Catholic background.] Scenes shown from various Scorsese movies. [Film dirs. Sydney POLLACK, Robert ZEMECKIS - talk about Scorsese.] [SCORSESE - discusses violence in his films.] Film noted based on novel by Nikos Kazantzakis [SCORSESE - talks about Jesus as film subject.] Roman Catholic Church reported calling film offensive. [SCORSESE - comments.]

Jennings, Peter

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