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Joseph in Egypt (1995)
"Joseph" (original title)

TV Movie  |   |  Adventure, Biography, Drama  |  16 April 1995 (USA)
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The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic abilities to analyze dreams and of his being their fathers' favorite.

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The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic abilities to analyze dreams and of his being their fathers' favorite. Written by Keath <keath@webtv.net>

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Joseph: What is your name?
Asenath: I am Asenath, daughter of the high priest of On.
Joseph: What is my name, my new name? I have forgotten it already.
Asenath: Zapaneth Paneah.
Joseph: Zapaneth Paneah. What does it mean?
Asenath: The savior. Am I pleasing to you?
Joseph: Yes, greatly.
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This movie showed very accurately the story of Joseph and all of his trials and unfair mistreatment. This movie did so artfully give the "you-are-there" feeling.
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As a minister, I liked this movie which caused the Bible to "come alive". Canaan and Egypt were well-depicted, and the acting was excellent. Martin Landau was very convincing as the aging and often angry Jacob, Ben Kingsley was the one to be chosen for Potipher, Lesley Ann Warren definitely let the viewer(s) see very clearly what a beautiful, sultry, and wicked wife Potipher had. Paul Mercurio portrayed Joseph a godly man who, in turn, was terribly mistreated by his brothers, Potipher's wife, and Egyptian taskmasters. Needless to say, it was inspiring to see Joseph "come out on top" in this story. The movie did follow the Biblical story line very closely. The TV movie was very impressive.


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