A retelling of the Bible story. Pharaoh Ramses II decrees the death of all Hebrew children, but Moses, placed in a basket in the Nile by his mother, is taken by a royal Princess and raised ... See full summary »
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A retelling of the Bible story. Pharaoh Ramses II decrees the death of all Hebrew children, but Moses, placed in a basket in the Nile by his mother, is taken by a royal Princess and raised as the brother of the heir to the throne of Egypt, Mermefta. Moses is called by God to lead his people from Egypt to the promised land. A very reluctant prophet, feeling unworthy of the call, Moses accepts the task. After a series of plagues, Mermefta agrees to let the Hebrews go. With second thoughts, he pursues them to annihilation of his army in the parting of the Red Sea. Starvation is averted by manna from heaven, the ten commandments are given the people through Moses, they go astray with worship of the golden calf. Forty years of wandering in the wilderness, until finally they reach what will be their home (which Moses lives to see, but not to enter). Written by Bruce Cameron <dumarest@midcoast.com>

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Official Sites:

Five Mile River Films

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Moses See more »

Filming Locations:

Agadir, Morocco See more »

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Lube, Lux Vide, Beta Film See more »
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| (2 parts)

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Stereo

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Ben Kingsley previously appeared in Schindler's List (1993), opposite Ralph Fiennes. Fiennes played Rameses in The Prince of Egypt (1998). He also jokingly calls Schindler "Moses" at one point during the film. See more »

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Moses: The Lord has spoken.
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Version of Moses and Aaron (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Background music
Organized by Enrico de Melis
Performed by Orchestra Sinfonica A. M. O. di R.
Conducted by Marco Frisina
Chorus - Accademia Polifonica de Roma
Directed by Fabrizio Barchi
Paola Cecchi - solo voice
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Kingsley not the best Moses
26 December 2018 | by tthylayiaSee all my reviews

While Ben Kingsley is a great actor his adaptation of Moses is not one of his better roles. He simply is not believable as the great Hebrew leader. Regardless of this fact the movie is definitely worth watching.


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