Zeffirelli: Mel Gibsons' Movie Will Flop

Legendary director FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI has attacked MEL GIBSON's upcoming biblical movie THE PASSION.

Zeffirelli, who was responsible for the seminal mini-series JESUS OF NAZARETH, is convinced the movie will flop because it's being filmed only in the ancient languages of Latin and Aramaic - without subtitles.

He says, "I think it is very unlikely it will be a success. Aramaic is such a difficult language. The only way it is if it's a cinematic spectacular."

22/05/2003 13:59

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Tags: Franco Zeffirelli - Mel Gibson - The Passion

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