The Nativity Story by Mike Rich, who wrote the screenplay, contains exclusive photos taken on the set of "The Nativity Story," together with scripture from the New Living Translation of the Bible, present the story of Jesus' birth in vivid detail. Similar to "The Passion," this gift book presents the most memorable and magical scenes from the film.
The Nativity Story by Mike Rich tells the extraordinary tale of two common people, Mary and Joseph, a miraculous pregnancy, an arduous journey, and the history-defining birth of Jesus. Driven by powerful moving images and told through the Scriptures, this book will enhance the movie experience. The Nativity Story, directed by Catherine Hardwicke (Thirteen, Lords of Dogtown), written by Mike Rich (Finding Forrester, Radio, The Rookie) and starring Keisha Castle-Hughes (nominated for an Oscar for best actress for her role in Whale Rider) as Mary opened on 3,000 screens nationwide on December 1, 2006. The Nativity Story by Mike Rich was shot on-location in Matera, Italy, and Morocco. New Line Cinema is the most successful independent film company in the world. A pioneer in franchise filmmaking, New Line's Oscar-winning The Lord of the Rings trilogy is one of the most successful film franchises in history. 96 pages, hardcover with jacket makes an excellent gift or coffee table book.