Esther (DVD video, 2010) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Esther

Author: Raffaele MertesLorenzo MinoliLouise LombardF Murray AbrahamJürgen ProchnowAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2010]
Series: Bible stories (Culver City, Calif.)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Dramatization of the story of Esther, a Jewish woman loved by King Ahasuerus, who persuades him to show her people mercy, thus averting a planned genocide of the Jews by the King's right-hand man Haman.
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Genre/Form: Bible films
Feature films
Fiction films
Religious films
Films for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction films
Drama
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Fiction
Named Person: Esther, Queen of Persia; Esther, Queen of Persia.; Esther, Queen of Persia; Xerxes, King of Persia
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Raffaele Mertes; Lorenzo Minoli; Louise Lombard; F Murray Abraham; Jürgen Prochnow; Sandy Niemand; Thomas Kretschmann; John Hollis; Ornella Muti; Umberto Orsini; Carlo Siliotto; Lux Vide (Firm),; BetaFilm,; Quinta Communications,; LUBE Production (Firm),; Rai Uno (Firm),; Affirm Films,; International Program Consultants, Inc.,; Five Mile River Films, Ltd.,; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm),
Language Note: English dialogue with optional English subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
OCLC Number: 535507725
Notes: Originally produced as a made-for-television motion picture in 1999.
Full screen 1.33:1.
"International Program Consultants, Inc. and Five Mile River Films present"--Container.
Credits: Director of photography, Giovanni Galasso ; editing, Alessandro Lucidi ; music, Carlo Siliotto.
Cast: Louise Lombard, F. Murray Abraham, Jürgen Prochnow, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Baker, John Hollis, Ornella Muti, Umberto Orsini.
Target Audience: MPAA: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby digital stereo.
Series Title: Bible stories (Culver City, Calif.)
Responsibility: Affirm Films ; Lux Vide, BetaFilm and Quinta present a LUBE production ; in association with RAI UNO [and others] ; produced by Lorenzo Minoli ; teleplay by Sandy Niemand ; directed by Raffaele Mertes.

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Dramatization of the story of Esther, a Jewish woman loved by King Ahasuerus, who persuades him to show her people mercy, thus averting a planned genocide of the Jews by the King's right-hand man Haman.
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by DelightfulLight (WorldCat user published 2011-08-19) Excellent Permalink

I have studied the book of Esther and found this movie to be highly accurate in its portrayal of the book. Character development was true to form with scripture. The additions of scenes needed to give background to the viewer flowed simply and accurately with other books in the Bible. Reality was...
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