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Another entry in TNT's series of Bible stories finds a humble Moses (Kingsley), raised in the Egyptian court, finding his way to his own people, the Israelites. Chosen by God to be his messenger and lead his people out of bondage, Moses must unleash a series of plagues upon Egypt before pharaoh Mernefta (Langella) will let them go. If you want action, look to "The Ten Commandments," since this is a faithful but tedious retelling. Filmed on location in Morocco; on two cassettes.

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Available on Running time 185 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Historical Drama, Religious Epics, Adapted from the Bible, Royalty, Middle East, Slavery, Judaism
Screenplay
Lionel Chetwynd
Cast
Ben Kingsley, Frank Langella, David Suchet, Christopher Lee, Anna Galiena, Enrico Lo Verso, Geraldine McEwan, Maurice Roeves, Anthony (Corlan) Higgins, Anton Lesser
Cinematography
Raffaele Mertes
Director
Roger Young
Music
Marco Frisina

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Moses came out in 1996 and has a total running time of 185 minutes. This film was nominated for a Primetime Emmy. There are a couple version of the story of Moses. This was the made-for-television version. Ben Kingsley, Frank Langella, Christopher Lee, Anna Galiena, Enrico Lo Verso star in this film. This movie is the retelling of the biblical story of Moses. Moses is Hebrew and when the Pharaoh commanded death to all Hebrew children, he was placed in a basket and found by the royal princess and raised in her royal family. Moses was exiled after his true identity was established. He was then called by God to lead all the slaves from Egypt to he Promised Land.