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Following "Abraham" and "Jacob" comes the Old Testament story of young Joseph (Mercurio), beloved son of Jacob, who's sold into slavery by his envious older brothers. Joseph is bought by the Pharoah's chief steward, Potiphar (Kingsley), and, after a long series of tribulations, rises to become a power in Egypt, which unexpectedly leads Joseph to hold the fate of his long-lost family in his hands. Filmed in Morocco.

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Available on Running time 240 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Religious Epics, Adapted from the Bible, Family Ties, Royalty, Middle East, Slavery
Screenplay
Lionel Chetwynd, James Carrington
Cast
Paul Mercurio, Ben Kingsley, Martin Landau, Lesley Ann Warren, Warren Clarke, Alice Krige, Dominique Sanda, Stefano Dionisi, Valeria Cavalli, Peter Eyre, Timothy Bateson, Jamie Glover, Mike Attwell
Cinematography
Raffaele Mertes
Director
Roger Young
Music
Marco Frisina
Producer
Lorenzo Minoli, Gerald Rafshoon, Turner Network Television (TNT), RAI

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Joseph came out in 1995 and has a total running time of 240 minutes. This made for television version of Joseph won a Primetime Emmy and was nominated for five other awards. Paul Mercurio, Ben Kingsley, Martin Landau, Lesley Ann Warren and Warren Clarke star in this biblical story of Joseph. This is the story of Joseph. He was the son of Jacob and was his favorite son at that. His brothers were very jealous of him so they had a plan to get rid of him. They sold him into slavery where he was later introduced to the Pharaoh. Joseph predicted that after seven years of plentiful harvest, Egypt would suffer seven years of famine. This came true and later reconciled with his family.