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In this regard it is clear that directors Kirsch, Sykes and Stevens wish to simplify the story line rather than dwell on a symbolism that is sometimes hard to decipher for a varied audience. Translation of the bible particularly in the New Testament for films usually takes on a lot of work to produce a biblically-accurate full-length life of Jesus that will be unbiased and in a well-presented manner. The producers of Sykes and Krisch’s(The Jesus Film,1979) made their statements that literally adapted the Gospel of Luke because of “its completeness” according to John Heyman. One good example that the opening of the film quotes the Gospel of John however interestingly, the omission in particular the crown of thorns which was never mentioned in Luke (yet dramatized in the Gospel of John) fought its way in the actual film.