A brand new adaptation of the greatest story ever told - the birth of Jesus Christ... Mary counts her blessings when her parents arrange to marry her to a local carpenter, Joseph. He has a good heart, but when she falls mysteriously pregnant, he can't accept her explanation. He must, however, set aside his anger, to save her life - by allowing her to travel with him to a faraway town... Bethlehem. The tyranny of Herod, search of the Magi, and the Earthly troubles of the lowly shepherds are all explored in this visually stunning film. It renders beautifully a classic tale and reveals that behind the traditional, there is a universal and very human story. A story of two people: a young, scared girl with a momentous role in history and the kind man who loves her. This unique take on the story of the Nativity explores the troubled times of turn-of-the-millennium Judea, bringing legend to vibrant life.