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Joseph: King of Dreams

At birth Joseph was pronounced a "miracle child"--born to a mother, Rachel, who was thought to be barren and a father, Jacob, in the twilight of his life. Jacob believed that this was a sign from God that Joseph was to lead an exceptional life and so he kept Joseph from the hard labour that was the task of his older brothers. Jacob taught him reading and writing and Rachel wove him a beautiful coat. His many older brothers were jealous of Joseph's special status in the family and when Joseph's gift of dreaming the future became apparent, they became convinced that they'd eventually find themselves subserviant to this spoiled upstart. To prevent this and get rid of him for good, they sold Joseph into slavery. The slave traders took Joseph to Egypt where his true destiny was awaiting him...

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It's been a couple years since I've seen this movie, but I remember that some of the things they changed in the movie bothered me. It's not a bad...
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In the past few years I have been routinely pained and disgusted by the onslaught of direct-to-video sequels that have flooded the market, so I found myself truly surprised by...
Created by: Dreamworks
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA
Featuring the voices of:
Ben Affleck ... Joseph
Mark Hamill ... Judah
Steven Weber ... Simeon
Richard Herd ... Jacob
Maureen McGovern ... Rachel
Jodi Benson ... Asenath
James Eckhouse ... Potiphar
Judith Light ... Zuleika
Richard McGonagle ... Pharaoh
Dan Castellaneta ... Auctioneer, Horse Trader
Rene Auberjonois ... Butler
Ken Campbell ... Baker
Tom Virtue ... Reuben
Jeff Bennett ... Levi
Jess Harnell ... Issachar
Matt Levin ... Benjamin
David Campbell (I) ... Joseph's singing voice
Directed by: Rob LaDuca and Robert C. Ramirez
Produced by: Ken Tsumura
Musical Score by: Danny Pelfrey
Songs by: John Bucchino
Writing Credits: Raymond Singer, Eugenia Bostwick-Singer, Marshall Goldberg and Joe Stillman
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