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Jeremiah (1998)

The young Jeremiah grows up in a priest's family in the village of Anathoth, near Jerusalem. God appears to Jeremiah in different human guises on several occasions, and makes it clear to ... See full summary »

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... Jeremiah
... General Safan
... King Nebuchadnezzar
... King Sedecia
... Judith
... King Joiakim
Michael Cronin ... Chelkia
... Baruch
Roger May ... Elshuma
... Gemariah
... Hananiah
Franco Castellano ... Babylonian Minister
Damian Myerscough ... Ephraim
Chris Pavlo ... Hanamel
Anita Zagaria ... Jeremiah's Mother
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The young Jeremiah grows up in a priest's family in the village of Anathoth, near Jerusalem. God appears to Jeremiah in different human guises on several occasions, and makes it clear to him that he has been selected to announce God's message to the people of Jerusalem: a mighty ruler from the north will attack the Kingdom of Judah if the people there continue to worship false idols, and fail to remember the One God. No-one in Anathoth believes Jeremiah's prophecy, however. Instead, he is accused of blasphemy and is physically attacked - and not even his family comes to his aid. Nevertheless, with the help of Baruch, a temple scribe who hears Jeremiah's first sermon and becomes his disciple, Jeremiah succeeds in announcing the word of God. The prophet's message of impending doom incurs only the wrath and rejection of the ruling classes, the priesthood and the King. Jeremiah can find no audience, and lands up in captivity again - but even though he even has to leave his true love for ... Written by Anonymous

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This was Oliver Reed's final television appearance before his death on May 2, 1999 at the age of 61. See more »

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Followed by The Apocalypse (2000) See more »

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Powerful
19 February 2014 | by See all my reviews

Captures the purity and devotion that I feel in the Scriptures and with God's people.

Dempsey and others do a really great job in this show. It was nice to have someone with decent acting talent attempting to present the central player.

The show shows the levels of intensity that in context of grace resulted in the written Scriptures of Jeremiah the book.

It's what I and friends have felt when I felt that God was speaking to me and that it wasn't going to be easy to share it. The moment and the sense of obedience and fear of the Lord that brings life was captured in the show.

Generally would like to see more shows like this. Although there are some cheesy elements indicative of a lower budget.


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