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The Ten Commandments 

A telling of the biblical tale, where Moses returns to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery.
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Complete series cast summary:
Dougray Scott ...  Moses 2 episodes, 2006
Linus Roache ...  Aaron 2 episodes, 2006
Naveen Andrews ...  Menerith 2 episodes, 2006
Mía Maestro ...  Zipporah 2 episodes, 2006
Paul Rhys ...  Ramses 2 episodes, 2006
Richard O'Brien ...  Anander 2 episodes, 2006
Silas Carson ...  Jered 2 episodes, 2006
Padma Lakshmi ...  Princess Bithia 2 episodes, 2006
Susan Lynch ...  Miriam 2 episodes, 2006
Claire Bloom ...  Rani 2 episodes, 2006
Omar Sharif ...  Jethro 2 episodes, 2006
Rachid Abbad Rachid Abbad ...  Overseer #3 2 episodes, 2006
Latefa Ahrrare Latefa Ahrrare ...  Tribes Woman #3 2 episodes, 2006
Ashley Artus ...  Sichem 2 episodes, 2006
Hicham Bahloul Hicham Bahloul ...  Tribeman #2 2 episodes, 2006
Said Bey Said Bey ...  Tribeman #3 2 episodes, 2006
John Boswall ...  Egyptian Priest 2 episodes, 2006
Julius D'Silva Julius D'Silva ...  Pharaoh 2 episodes, 2006
Simon De Selva Simon De Selva ...  Overseer #1 2 episodes, 2006
Paschal Friel Paschal Friel ...  Egyptian Officer Amon 2 episodes, 2006
Peter Gevisser ...  Reuven 2 episodes, 2006
Patrick Gordon Patrick Gordon ...  Balaam 2 episodes, 2006
Ben Hammersley Ben Hammersley ...  Young Moses 2 episodes, 2006
Greg Hicks ...  Jekuthiel 2 episodes, 2006
Louis Hilyer Louis Hilyer ...  Amram 2 episodes, 2006
Hanane Ibrahimi Hanane Ibrahimi ...  Tribes Woman #2 2 episodes, 2006
Lisa Jacobs Lisa Jacobs ...  Jochebed 2 episodes, 2006
Maria Jittou Maria Jittou ...  Chief Maid 2 episodes, 2006
Stefan Kalipha Stefan Kalipha ...  Chief Minister 2 episodes, 2006
Tom Keller Tom Keller ...  Yitzchak 2 episodes, 2006
Khanssa Machkkour Khanssa Machkkour ...  Young Miriam 2 episodes, 2006
Marina Morgan Marina Morgan ...  Leah 2 episodes, 2006
Hamid Nider Hamid Nider ...  Palace Sorcerer 2 episodes, 2006
Firlid Othminni Firlid Othminni ...  Young Gershom 2 episodes, 2006
Mohamen Mehdi Ouazanni Mohamen Mehdi Ouazanni ...  Leah's Husband 2 episodes, 2006
Sally Patrick Sally Patrick ...  Tribes Woman #1 2 episodes, 2006
Peter Renaday Peter Renaday ...  Narrator 2 episodes, 2006
Ian Ricketts Ian Ricketts ...  Heber 2 episodes, 2006
Rudy Ruggiero ...  Tribesman #1 2 episodes, 2006
Karim Saleh ...  Joshua 2 episodes, 2006
Adrian Schiller ...  Shemaiah 2 episodes, 2006
David Schneider ...  Tobia 2 episodes, 2006
Matthew Sim ...  Soothsayer 2 episodes, 2006
Hannah Taylor Gordon ...  Rachel 2 episodes, 2006
John Wark ...  Laban 2 episodes, 2006
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Storyline

When an oracle prophesizes that a child will become Prince of Egypt, a time of danger approaches the kingdom. The Egyptian Pharaoh orders the massacre of all newborn males. But one child, Moses-the son of a Hebrew slave-escapes certain death when he is set adrift on the Nile. As years pass, he is raised in a royal Egyptian household and, with no memory of his family, rises to the stature of prince. Upon discovery of his true heritage, and inspired by a fiery message from God, Moses embarks upon a noble and desperate fight to reclaim his destiny as the leader and liberator of the Hebrew people. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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A grand retelling of the epic story of Moses.


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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

RHI Entertainment | RHI-TV

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 April 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die 10 Gebote See more »

Filming Locations:

Hungary See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The infant playing baby Moses was named Moses in real life after his mother, an extra in the series, gave birth to him during the making of the series. The director ask her if they could cast him as Moses and she was so honored that she named the baby after him. See more »

Quotes

Menerith: My son was taken, too.
Moses: I grieve with you.
Menerith: You... grieve? Wasn't this your doing?
Moses: It was God's.
Menerith: You willed it. Ramses will give you your freedom now. Your God won. I think your God is a cruel one.
Aaron: Years ago, Pharaoh sent his soldiers to kill our children.
Menerith: I wasn't among them! My son wasn't there! Why should we be punished?
Moses: I do what God tells me.
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Referenced in The Making of 'The Ten Commandments' (2006) See more »

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I applaud the effort.....kind of.
31 December 2007 | by sternsfSee all my reviews

It is difficult to compete against classic greatness, but once you make that choice and the decision is in play, you need find the best and brightest resources to keep your product top drawer, and on the cutting edge of quality. If your intention is to aim for second or third (or fourth) best, why even try? It is with that, I wonder why this version of the Ten Commandments was written, produced, and aired. I would ask the producers, "What were you thinking? Were you endeavoring to create a projected deficit?" If perhaps the producers were thinking, "We want to examine this biblical story from another point of view..." Then I would say "OK, I watched the show, now what's the point of view?" The premise of this "possible point of view theory" eludes me. I can generally watch programs, and (right or wrong) at least get a sense of what the creators were trying to accomplish. Not so, here. I recognize names such as "Robert Halmi" (the producer) and I can associate his work with some eye catching product; Tin Man, Earthsea, Flash Gordon, Jason and the Argonauts. Low budget entertainment based on myth, history and comic book entertainment. A perfect genre for Sci-Fi Channel. So I still have to ask Robert Halmi..."What was the point of THIS Ten Commandments, What WERE you thinking?" …………FJS


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