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Revelations 

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Just before the start of the Apocalypse, a physicist and a nun race against the clock to see if the end of the world can be averted.

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David Seltzer
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Bill Pullman ...  Dr. Richard Massey 6 episodes, 2005
Natascha McElhone ...  Sister Josepha Montafiore 6 episodes, 2005
Michael Massee ...  Isaiah Haden 6 episodes, 2005
Mark Rendall ...  Henry 'Hawk' Webber 6 episodes, 2005
Chelsey Coyle ...  Olivia 'Livvie' Beaudrey 6 episodes, 2005
Brittney Coyle ...  Olivia 'Livvie' Beaudrey 6 episodes, 2005
John Rhys-Davies ...  Professor Lampley 6 episodes, 2005
Orla Brady ...  Nora Webber 6 episodes, 2005
Alexa Nikolas ...  Lucy Massey 6 episodes, 2005
Tobin Bell ...  Nathan Volk 5 episodes, 2005
Martin Starr ...  Mark Rubio 5 episodes, 2005
Fred Durst ...  Ogden 5 episodes, 2005
Caryn Green ...  Tulia 5 episodes, 2005
Fionnula Flanagan ...  Mother Francine 4 episodes, 2005
Jesper Christensen ...  Torvald Eklind 4 episodes, 2005
Paul Venables Paul Venables ...  Tom Webber 4 episodes, 2005
Jonathan Whittaker ...  Nelson Boyd 4 episodes, 2005
Winter Ave Zoli ...  Anna-Theresa 4 episodes, 2005
Clémence Poésy ...  E.C. 3 episodes, 2005
Christopher Biggins ...  Cardinal Laveigh 3 episodes, 2005
Werner Daehn ...  Asteroth 3 episodes, 2005
Scott Williams Scott Williams ...  Prison Guard / ... 3 episodes, 2005
Patrick Bauchau ...  Dr. Daniel Goran 2 episodes, 2005
Davenia McFadden Davenia McFadden ...  Sister Delise 2 episodes, 2005
Joel Polis ...  Hospital Administrator 2 episodes, 2005
James Bigwood ...  Prison Chaplain 2 episodes, 2005
Anne Katrine Bay Ejlersen Anne Katrine Bay Ejlersen ...  Super Model #1 2 episodes, 2005
Karen Sofie Bay Ejlersen Karen Sofie Bay Ejlersen ...  Super Model #2 2 episodes, 2005
Jeff Smith Jeff Smith ...  Gate Guard / ... 2 episodes, 2005
Robert Polo Robert Polo ...  Court TV Reporter / ... 2 episodes, 2005
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Set just before the start of the Armageddon, the series follows two central characters, a physicist and a nun in a race against time to see if the end of the world can be averted. Bill Pullman plays the role of Dr. Richard Massey, a Harvard physics professor and father mourning the death of his daughter, who was murdered by an evil satanist with seemingly supernatural abilities. Natascha McElhone stars as a nun who appeals to Massey to help her investigate whether the apocalyptic prophecy from the Book of Revelations is starting to come true. Written by anon

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Omnium finis imminet. The end is here. See more »


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Official Sites:

NBC [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 April 2005 (USA) See more »

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Revelations See more »

Filming Locations:

Matera, Basilicata, Italy See more »

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(6 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Again in reference to the articles Dr. Massey looked up online, Sister Josepha is referred to as Isabela Josepha Montafiore. See more »

Goofs

Protagonists rely on full moon setting at midnight on the Sea of Galilee to determine location of birth of the anti-Christ. Full moons are always at zenith - directly overhead - at midnight local time. Only half-moons (waxing half moons at that) set at midnight local time. See more »

Quotes

Isaiah Haden: Forgive them, father, for they know not what they do.
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Seltzer GETS IT
23 September 2007 | by Linda_SSee all my reviews

What is it about David Seltzer that he can so touch the innermost bogeyman of Christian nightmares? The Omen, then Revelations! While Revelations is scary for anyone, of any religion or none at all, it is particularly so for Christians. Seltzer finds the most potent images of evil and gets one on a roller-coaster ride that is mystery, detective story, theological and he amazes, thrills, terrifies. Also there is hope in each of these two productions. Talented people doing good work, well worth watching.

The performance by Michael Massee is stunning, truly scarier, for this viewer, than that of the great Anthony Hopkins' portrayal of Hannibal Lecter. Massee has to be seen as Isaiah Haden words are not descriptive enough to convey the malevolence of his characterization.

Seltzer creates an alternative Christian apocalypse however its plausibility is no less credible than the orthodox rendering. I do know that after viewing the Omen and Revelations I was on my best behavior for several weeks afterward.


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