The Old Testament story of Abraham and the trials he endures. Commanded by God to lead his family to the promised land of Canaan with the promise that if he does so, his descendants will ... See full summary »
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1993  
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Andrea Prodan Andrea Prodan ...  Lot 2 episodes, 1993
Gottfried John ...  Eliezer 2 episodes, 1993
Kevin McNally ...  Nahor 2 episodes, 1993
Simona Ferraro Simona Ferraro ...  Lot's Wife 2 episodes, 1993
Tom Radcliffe Tom Radcliffe ...  Serug 2 episodes, 1993
Jude Alderson Jude Alderson ...  Mikah 2 episodes, 1993
Evelina Meghnagi Evelina Meghnagi ...  Reumah 2 episodes, 1993
John McEnery ...  1st Councilor 2 episodes, 1993
Danny Mertsoy Danny Mertsoy ...  Ishmael (age 9) 2 episodes, 1993
Giuseppe Peluso Giuseppe Peluso ...  Ishmael (age 16) 2 episodes, 1993
Timur Yusef Timur Yusef ...  Isaac (age 5) 2 episodes, 1993
Taylor Scipio Taylor Scipio ...  Isaac (age 11) 2 episodes, 1993
Paolo Bonacelli ...  Mekhizedek 2 episodes, 1993
Mattia Sbragia ...  Mambre 2 episodes, 1993
Christian Kohlund ...  Eshcol 2 episodes, 1993
Vincent Riotta Vincent Riotta ...  King Ar'loch 2 episodes, 1993
Renato Scarpa ...  King of Sodom 2 episodes, 1993
Mario Erpichini Mario Erpichini ...  King of Haran 2 episodes, 1993
Emidio La Vella ...  King Tidal 2 episodes, 1993
Orso Maria Guerrini ...  Gocemar 2 episodes, 1993
Francesco Carnelutti Francesco Carnelutti ...  Egyptian Priest 2 episodes, 1993
Mauro Marino Mauro Marino ...  Egyptian Officer 2 episodes, 1993
Maurizio Benazzo Maurizio Benazzo ...  Egyptian Officer 2 episodes, 1993
Paco Reconti ...  Sodom Mob Leader 2 episodes, 1993
Aziz Khaldoun Aziz Khaldoun ...  Serug (boy) 2 episodes, 1993
Rodolfo Corsato ...  Camel Rider 2 episodes, 1993
Francesco Siciliano ...  Angel 2 episodes, 1993
Nadim Sawalha ...  Reko 2 episodes, 1993
Richard Harris ...  Abraham 2 episodes, 1993
Barbara Hershey ...  Sarah 2 episodes, 1993
Maximilian Schell ...  Pharaoh 2 episodes, 1993
Carolina Rosi ...  Hagar 2 episodes, 1993
Vittorio Gassman ...  Terah 2 episodes, 1993
Ahmed Sakri Ahmed Sakri ...  2nd Councilor 2 episodes, 1993
Jawad Cherkaoui Jawad Cherkaoui ...  Egyptian Doctor 2 episodes, 1993
Abdelahk Lazali Abdelahk Lazali ...  King Amrafel 2 episodes, 1993
Joel Proust Joel Proust ...  King Ched-or-Lao'Mer 2 episodes, 1993
Mohcine Besri Mohcine Besri ...  2 Angel 2 episodes, 1993
Caren Galea Caren Galea ...  Lot's first daughter 2 episodes, 1993
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The Old Testament story of Abraham and the trials he endures. Commanded by God to lead his family to the promised land of Canaan with the promise that if he does so, his descendants will become a great and numerous tribe. His obedience, as well as that of his children and grandchildren, is severely tested as they prove their faith to God. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Richard Harris previously appeared in The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966) as Cain, which featured George C Scott as Abraham. See more »

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A well done and accurate story from the old testament. Beautiful!
22 April 2006 | by crickguimaraesSee all my reviews

At last, someone who knows and loves the Bible stories and tells them with accuracy and feeling. I have seen most of the movies from this series and have found that all of them were moving and at least 80% accurate. It has caused me to look the stories up again to refresh my memory. Richard Harris was a master of his art and brings Abraham to life as no other could have done. I recommend this movie both to those who have read these stories and know them by heart as well as to those who are just finding them for the first time. This movie and in fact all of those in this series bring about a thirst to know more and to find out more about God.


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Official Sites:

Five Mile River Films

Language:

English

Release Date:

1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Bible: Abraham See more »

Filming Locations:

Ouarzazate, Morocco

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Beta Film, Lube, Lux Vide See more »
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(miniseries)

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Stereo

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1.33 : 1
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