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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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Ednan: I thought you were pious, boy. Are you too good to pray to our gods?
Joseph: No, not too good. Only... I, I only pray to the God of my fathers.
Ednan: Well you won't find Him in Egypt.
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Best "Joseph" ever!
12 March 2008 | by (Glendale, CA) – See all my reviews

Every time this 1995 version of Joseph's profound story is on TV again, I watch it. I'm mesmerized by the beautiful Soul of Joseph as depicted by the really likable Paul Mercurio. He brings Joseph's kind and courageous spirit to life.

Also excellent is Ben Kingsley, Martin Landau, Leslie A. Warren. This film is thoughtful, beautifully photographed and directed. For me it is essential viewing for audiences who want accurate Biblical stories, as well as for those who simply like well-produced movies.

Joseph truly has a character to aspire to as followers of the deeper nature of humanity, and his characterization is both believable and amazing in this rendition. Because it isn't certain who really made this story work, I have to give everyone in the production credit.


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