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Joseph's Gift (1998)

TV-14 | | Drama
Joseph is the youngest member of a large family that owns a successful garment business in Los Angeles. His father, Jacob, makes no attempt at hiding the fact that Joseph is his favorite ... See full summary »

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Philippe Mora
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Cast

Credited cast:
Freddy Rodríguez ... Joseph Keller
Brion James ... Frank Childress
Robert Townsend ... James Saunders
John Saxon ... Jacob Keller
Pamela Bellwood ... Rachel Keller
Martin Kove ... Thompsonn
Angus Macfadyen ... Carl
Ben Bottoms Ben Bottoms ... Ashton Keller
Joseph Bottoms ... Simon Keller
Sam Bottoms ... Robert Keller
John Dennis Johnston ... Parker (as J.D. Johnston)
David Arrow ... Justin Keller
Caroline Ambrose Caroline Ambrose ... Clara Childress
Marcel Marceau ... The Snake
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Jennifer Buttell ... Wife
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Joseph is the youngest member of a large family that owns a successful garment business in Los Angeles. His father, Jacob, makes no attempt at hiding the fact that Joseph is his favorite son, resulting in the constant envy and resentment of his brothers. Eventually, in their bitterness, they plot revenge against this favored son. When Joseph accompanies his brothers on a trip to New York, they commit the ultimate betrayal, stranding him there, a virtual prisoner in a corrupt, modern-day sweat shop. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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Awesome Family Friendly Movie and NOT Boring
17 January 2007 | by ajahanselurSee all my reviews

This movie really restored my hope for Christian/faith based movies. The modern spin on an OLD story made the movie even more believable. For once the writing was INTELLIGENT and the acting MORE than Bearable. The acting was ACTUALLY good. Man I am so happy that I got a chance to watch this hidden treasure of cinematic Christian splendor. This story of Joseph was told in a way that I would have never thought and it proved more relevant because of it. No, it is not the latest movie but stand this next to big movie releases like The Gospel and Joseph's Gift makes the others look like they are unsaved. Great work by the entire production and writing team. The Father is well pleased!


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