A telling of the biblical tale, where Moses returns to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery.
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 Moses (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Aaron (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Menerith (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Zipporah (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Ramses (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Anander (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Jered (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Princess Bithia (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Miriam (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Rani (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Jethro (2 episodes, 2006)
Rachid Abbad ...
 Overseer #3 (2 episodes, 2006)
Latefa Ahrrare ...
 Tribes Woman #3 (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Sichem (2 episodes, 2006)
Hicham Bahloul ...
 Tribeman #2 (2 episodes, 2006)
Said Bey ...
 Tribeman #3 (2 episodes, 2006)
John Boswall ...
 Egyptian Priest (2 episodes, 2006)
Julius D'Silva ...
 Pharaoh (2 episodes, 2006)
Simon De Selva ...
 Overseer #1 (2 episodes, 2006)
Paschal Friel ...
 Egyptian Officer Amon (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Reuven (2 episodes, 2006)
Patrick Gordon ...
 Balaam (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Young Moses (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Jekuthiel (2 episodes, 2006)
Louis Hilyer ...
 Amram (2 episodes, 2006)
Hanane Ibrahimi ...
 Tribes Woman #2 (2 episodes, 2006)
Lisa Jacobs ...
 Jochebed (2 episodes, 2006)
Maria Jittou ...
 Chief Maid (2 episodes, 2006)
Stefan Kalipha ...
 Chief Minister (2 episodes, 2006)
Tom Keller ...
 Yitzchak (2 episodes, 2006)
Khanssa Machkkour ...
 Young Miriam (2 episodes, 2006)
Marina Morgan ...
 Leah (2 episodes, 2006)
Hamid Nider ...
 Palace Sorcerer (2 episodes, 2006)
Firlid Othminni ...
 Young Gershom (2 episodes, 2006)
Mohamen Mehdi Ouazanni ...
 Leah's Husband (2 episodes, 2006)
Sally Patrick ...
 Tribes Woman #1 (2 episodes, 2006)
Peter Renaday ...
 Narrator (2 episodes, 2006)
Ian Ricketts ...
 Heber (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Tribesman #1 (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Joshua (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Shemaiah (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Tobia (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Soothsayer (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Rachel (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Laban (2 episodes, 2006)
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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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Die 10 Gebote  »

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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 »

Quotes

Moses: This is my flock, I can not abbandon it.
Zipporah: We'll stay with you.
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Remake of The Ten Commandments (1923) See more »

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Cheap knock-off of an established 1956 classic!
25 February 2016 | by (Indiana) – See all my reviews

This,clearly, is another example of the "Hollywood" mindset, trying to outdo an original movie, simply because of cgi graphics. Too often, movies are cranked out of the film industry under a host of, seemingly, underground, fly by night studio names, in a pathetic attempt to make money, simply by mesmerizing an ever-growing audience of drooling graphics-oriented imbeciles! This movie is no different. There is NO attempt to present another point of view, or shed new light on an age-old subject. These newer attempts at captivating audiences with a predominantly computer generated special effects, and then spicing it up with a "few actors" to round out the glorified cartoon,frankly...insults my intelligence. The fact that so many shallow people flock to this kind of drivel, and support these people, shows that we are digressing, as a species.

Give credit where credit is do, to a host of VERY talented film makers in 1956, who were able dazzle a far more sophisticated audience, with real story, dialogue, actors and several AMAZING special effects, that did NOT require some dweeb at a computer, cranking it out! If the original movie is a masterpiece, which this one clearly was, than why attempt to make a cheap copy with NO socially redeeming value?


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