The obvious metaphor a viewer might expect is that this is about finding how to fit all the pieces of one’s life together to make a beautiful picture. But that isn’t what we get. Instead, this film takes things a bit deeper.
Now that we’re a few weeks from Easter, it’s about time for a feature-length film about the life of Jesus. The Young Messiah fits that bill. There is a twist, however: Jesus doesn’t die in this one.