No one would accuse director Anthony Thomas of presenting an unbiased view of religious fundamentalism in this film, which won a Special Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. Intent on exposing what he perceives to be a dangerous connection between the religious and political right, Thomas interviews born-again Christians and then directs his lens on Heritage USA, the religious complex established by Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker.
Jesus (Willem Dafoe), a humble Judean carpenter beginning to see that he is the son of God, is drawn into revolutionary action against the Roman occupiers by Judas (Harvey Keitel) -- despite his protestations that love, not violence, is the path to salvation.
Two men answer the call of the ocean in this romantic fantasy-adventure. Jacques (Jean-Marc Barr) and Enzo (Jean Reno) are a pair of friends who have been close since childhood, and who share a passion for the dangerous sport of free diving.