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Nom way as good as Charleston Heston and Yul Bryner
on June 5, 2013
Although this movie has some very good techno scenes( such as crossing the Red Sea) and is way more realistic than the version that Ben Kingsley did, there are several sections that are not true to the Bible. The scene where Moses sends his wife and children crying are not in the Bible, and the scene leaves the viewer with a bad view of Moses. The truth was, according to Exodus, Moses left his wife and children with his father-in-law , when he first started back to Egypt. In chapter 18 of Exodus, his wife and children were returned to him and he lived the rest of his life with his family. Gershom, his son, is mentioned in I Chronicles and other books as the descendant of Moses. The man playing Moses, in my opinion was not very well cast. I never related to him in the role of a Hebrew man or as Egyptian royalty. The main character of this movie should be able to carry the whole movie, gain the viewer's sympathy and I kept asking "where's the real Moses", of course I meant Charleton Heston. This is one movie...like "Cleopatra" that should never been remade....when it is perfect don't try to fix it.