A telling of the biblical tale, where Moses returns to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery.

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When an oracle prophesizes that a child will become Prince of Egypt, a time of danger approaches the kingdom. The Egyptian Pharaoh orders the massacre of all newborn males. But one child, Moses-the son of a Hebrew slave-escapes certain death when he is set adrift on the Nile. As years pass, he is raised in a royal Egyptian household and, with no memory of his family, rises to the stature of prince. Upon discovery of his true heritage, and inspired by a fiery message from God, Moses embarks upon a noble and desperate fight to reclaim his destiny as the leader and liberator of the Hebrew people. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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A grand retelling of the epic story of Moses.


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The infant playing baby Moses was named Moses in real life after his mother, an extra in the series, gave birth to him during the making of the series. The director ask her if they could cast him as Moses and she was so honored that she named the baby after him. See more »

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Zipporah: Why is God punishing you? He's taken your brother Menerith, made you turn your back on Jethro who's like a father to you, turn your back on me, on your sons. How much more will He take from you? Is what you're seeking worth what it's costing you?
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Remake of The Ten Commandments (1956) See more »

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Music by Henri Betti and Paul Bonneau
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Good Special Effects, but still misses the mark
12 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a mess. The continuity was a mess -half the actors spoke with English accents, King Herod looked like he never saw the sun, and the darkest person was Naveen Andrews who, while a fine actor, seemed out of place. Come on. Finally, out of all the great actors with tremendous voices, (James Earl Jones), the voice of God sounded like the local pizza delivery guy.

One good thing was the special effects and showing the darker side of the story. And the actors though, a little overly dramatic at times, did a pretty good job.

I haven't seen the original in a while, but will check it out this week 2 compare.


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