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I have to say I was really disappointed with this film
on 21 December 2015
I have to say I was really disappointed with this film. Bible stories are really interesting to me and there is so much going on in them that you don't need to make things up. Clearly if you are depicting day to day life then there might be some poetic licence, but in the Word is says Joseph fled potiphars wife; he knew what the cost of that sin was - in the film is shows him feebly remaining under her hands before, eventually, taking to his toes. Potiphar showed up more times remains constant throughout the film. Joseph gets whipped in jail and, later, he gets flung against a wall and washed down by two women. I mean, come on now! in the Word, Joseph asks Pharoah's servants what was troubling them, but in this film you really want to ask Joseph that question. When they show him crying out "My God, why hast thou forsaken me?" I just wanted to take the dvd and crack it in half over my knee. There are some very good and accomplished actors in this film, it's a pity they didn't use their skill to tell it as closely as possible in the Word.
By the way, if anyone wants to by a dvd, very loosely based on the life of Joseph, let me know.