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Moses (1995)

TV Movie  |   |  Adventure, Biography, Crime  |  7 April 1996 (USA)
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A retelling of the bible story. Pharaoh Ramses decrees the death of all Hebrew children, but Moses, placed in a basket in the Nile by his mother, is taken by a royal princess and raised as ... See full summary »

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A retelling of the bible story. Pharaoh Ramses decrees the death of all Hebrew children, but Moses, placed in a basket in the Nile by his mother, is taken by a royal princess and raised as the brother of the heir to the throne of Egypt, Memefta. Moses is called by God to lead his people from Egypt to the promised land. A very reluctant prophet, feeling unworthy of the call, Moses accepts the task. After a series of plagues Memefta agrees to let the Hebrews go. With second thoughts, he pursues them to annihilation of his army in the parting of the Red Sea. Starvation is averted by manna from heaven, the ten commandments are given the people through Moses, they go astray with worship of the golden calf. Forty years of wandering in the wilderness, until finally they reach what will be their home (which Moses lives to see but not to enter). Written by Bruce Cameron <dumarest@midcoast.com>

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Ben Kingsley, who stars in this film, later appeared in another Moses related film Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014). See more »

Quotes

Memefta: You see, steward, a steady hand and there are no more complaints.
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Version of Moses and Aaron (2009) See more »

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Background music
Organized by Enrico de Melis
Performed by Orchestra Sinfonica A. M. O. di R.
Conducted by Marco Frisina
Chorus - Accademia Polifonica de Roma
Directed by Fabrizio Barchi
Paola Cecchi - solo voice
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admirable work
24 December 2014 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

it is not easy to present this Biblical episode. not only for special effects but for the right cast who reminds the profound nuances of Moses fight for his people, the relation with God and the vulnerability of a man who has victim of a huge mission. in this case all is at perfect place. the drama, the music, the acting, the hero looking the best manner to save the Jews. and the heart of that good job is the desire to not be another film about Moses and his people but a decent illustration of Saint Book story about a legendary leader. Ben Kingsley does an admirable role using each nuance of script at high level. result - more than an impressive religious film, it is a honest eulogy to freedom and to sacrifice as root of it. a film for a good series who translate in wise manner one of the great historical moments of ours cultural treasure.


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