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One Night with the King (2006)

The young Jewish girl, Hadassah, goes on to become the Biblical Esther, the Queen of Persia, who saves the Jewish nation from annihilation at the hands of its archenemy.

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The young Jewish girl, Hadassah, goes on to become the Biblical Esther, the Queen of Persia, who saves the Jewish nation from annihilation at the hands of its archenemy. Written by Susan Zahn, Publicist.

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Feel The Touch Of Destiny


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Rated PG for violence, some sensuality and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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13 October 2006 (USA)  »

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One Night with the King: The Call of Destiny  »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,106,862, 15 October 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$13,395,961

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,538,582, 28 October 2007
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Trivia

It took three years for the film to reach theaters. See more »

Goofs

When King Xerxes is mounting his horse on the training grounds the saddle is very clearly a modern leather "western" style saddle complete with a horn (for roping cattle). See more »

Quotes

Father of Esther: [in Esther's memories] Happy birthday, Hadassah!
Young Esther: [looking at her gift] A stone ball?
Father of Esther: [laughing] Remember it is the glory of God to conceal a matter, but the honor of kings to seek it out.
Mother Of Esther: [as Hadassah open the stone ball and sees the necklace] It's from the promise land. Your great grandmother brought it with her.
Father of Esther: And like you, it's true treasure is etched with in.
[holding the necklace to the candle as the stars appear]
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Version of The Book of Esther (2013) See more »

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Kingdom of Love
Written by J.A.C. Redford, Paksima Zakipour
Performed by Shani Rigsbee
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Embarrassing
5 November 2006 | by See all my reviews

I'm so tired of being embarrassed by amateurish film-making representing Christians and Christianity. But then... we make it worse by having our leaders shout out to the world about how amazing the film is.

Mixed race casting, student-level direction, differing accents on actors, inept acting in key roles and a disjointed story structure kept breaking the reality of the world this film was trying to create. It was painful to watch.

Please TBN. There are really good Christian writers, directors, etc. out there. You need to stop making films for public/secular consumption unless you are committed to doing it well.


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