In the Beginning (2000– )
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Sacrificing none of the dramatic sweep, power and passion found in the original stories, this four-hour saga starts In the Beginning...with the "story of creation" and Abraham's call to ... See full summary »

Director:

Kevin Connor

Writer:

John Goldsmith

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Landau ... Abraham
Jacqueline Bisset ... Sarah
Billy Campbell ... Moses (as Bill Campbell)
Eddie Cibrian ... Joseph
Frederick Weller ... Jacob
Alan Bates ... Jethro
Steven Berkoff ... Potiphar
Geraldine Chaplin ... Yocheved
Amanda Donohoe ... Zuleika
Christopher Lee ... Rameses I
Art Malik ... Rameses II
Rachael Stirling ... Young Rebeccah
Diana Rigg ... Mature Rebeccah
Victor Spinetti ... Happatezoah, Pharaoh's Magician
David Threlfall ... Aaron
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Sacrificing none of the dramatic sweep, power and passion found in the original stories, this four-hour saga starts In the Beginning...with the "story of creation" and Abraham's call to find the Promised Lland. It then unfolds into the epic quest of a people as dramatized in the stories of Isaac, Rebeccah, Esau and Jacob. Witness the remarkable rise to power of Joseph, despite having been sold into slavery by his envious brothers; Moses and the burning bush, and the origin of Passover; the magnificent parting of the Red Sea, through which the Hebrews escape the Pharoah's army; the storm of locusts as foretold by Moses; plus the amazing blood-red winds, hailstorms and twisters of God's wrath--all culminating with Moses's deliverance of the Ten Commandments and the liberation of the Hebrews from Egypt. Throughout the interwoven stories are authentic passions, jealousies, betrayals, power, human failings and, of course, love. Behind it all is the quest for the Promised Land embodied by ...

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Genres:

Adventure | Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Language:

English

Release Date:

2000 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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