The Passover Plot (film)

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The Passover Plot
Directed by Michael Campus
Produced by Wolf Schmidt
Menahem Golan (executive)
Written by Millard Cohan
Patricia Louisianna Knop
Hugh J. Schonfield (novel)
Starring Zalman King
Harry Andrews
Hugh Griffith
Dan Hedaya
Donald Pleasence
Scott Wilson
Music by Alex North
Cinematography Adam Greenberg
Edited by Dov Hoenig
Atlas Film
Coast Industries
Release date
  • 1976 (1976)
Running time
108 minutes
Country Israel/United States
Language English

The Passover Plot is a 1976 drama film adapted from the controversial 1965 book of the same name by Hugh J. Schonfield. It was directed by Michael Campus and stars Zalman King as Yeshua (Jesus), Harry Andrews, Hugh Griffith, Dan Hedaya, Donald Pleasence and Scott Wilson.


The Passover Plot was nominated for an Oscar for Best Costume Design (Mary Wills).[1]


  1. ^ "The Passover Plot". Variety. 1976. Retrieved 9 October 2011. 

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