"The Book of Daniel"
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DVD Savant: Daniel

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Daniel Olive Films Savant Blu-ray Review Daniel Blu-ray Olive Films 1983 / Color / 1:78 widescreen / 130 min. / Street Date August 25, 2015 / available through the Olive Films website / 29.95 Starring Timothy Hutton, Mandy Patinkin, Lindsay Crouse, Edward Asner, Ellen Barkin, Julie Bovasso, Tovah Feldshuh, Joseph Leon, Carmen Mathews, Amanda Plummer, John Rubinstein, Maria Tucci, Daniel Stern. Cinematography Andrzej Bartkowiak Film Editor Peter C. Frank Written by E.L. Doctorow from his novel The Book of Daniel. Produced by E. Lk. Doctorow, Burtt Harris Directed by Sidney Lumet

Reviewed by Glenn Erickson

In his book Making Movies, director Sidney Lumet says that he's not always personally invested in the subject matter of his projects. His Daniel would appear to be close to his family's tradition of liberal activism. As a child, he performed a major role in the unusual 1939 'social problem' film One Third of a Nation, a melodrama pointing up a crisis of unsafe housing across the nation. »

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Television that Home Video Forgot: Book of Daniel (2006)

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The Book of Daniel

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Created by Jack Kenny

Produced by NBC Universal Television, Sony Pictures Television

Aired on NBC for 1 season (8 episodes, 4 unaired) from January 6, 2006 – January 20, 2006

Cast

Aidan Quinn as Reverend Daniel Webster

Susanna Thompson as Judith Webster

Christian Campbell as Peter Webster

Alison Pill as Grace

Ivan Shaw as Adam

Ellen Burstyn as Bishop Beatrice Congreve

Show Premise

Episcopalian Christian minister Daniel Webster has a special relationship with Jesus Christ, in that he can literally see and talk to him. Daniel’s life is difficult and not even visitations from the son of God are enough to assuage his pain, which has him addicted to narcotic painkillers. The series begins a year after one of his twin sons has departed from suffering from leukemia. This event may’ve been the cause of Daniel’s drug intake and also why his wife is a functioning alcoholic. They have »

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