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Well-done modern forgiveness...but 'relation to Joseph'??....
on December 7, 2014
I liked the movie in itself, might even consider getting the DVD, but my problem is in comparing it to Joseph at all. Sure, there had to be some modern differences with Brady, but TOO many to make the two stories relate well:
--too few brothers with unfamiliar names
--Brady bitter in prison (that could have originally happened to Joseph, though untold)
--Being encouraged in his faith by other prisoners (now that COULDN'T have occurred in the Biblical account)
--In the office, Brady does not exemplify leadership as the original Joseph must have for his position
--Family revelation/reunion was anticlimactic compared to Biblical Joseph.
It's a GREAT modern story of showing forgiveness because Christ first forgave us; but being 'originally hooked' by the "Joseph concept" made me expect so much more. Except for that, I might have given 5 stars.