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      Esther

      TV-PG 1999 1h 30m Drama List
      Reviews 80% Audience Score 500+ Ratings The beautiful queen of Persia (Louise Lombard) intervenes to save the Jewish people from a bloody massacre. Read More Read Less Watch on Prime Video Stream Now

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      Audience Member I enjoyed this movie. Louise Lombard plays Esther exceptionally well. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/07/23 Full Review Audience Member A Quickie Review This movie is based on the only book in the Bible that does not mention God by name, but it does the story justice. Though not perfect, it makes for quite enthralling viewing, and might be good for a middle school, high school, or adult Bible class after a study of the Biblical book. (It would not be appropriate for younger kids, though; see the Content Concerns below for why.) Anyone who has watched and enjoyed other well-made flicks based on God's Word, such as The Gospel of John or In the Beginning..., will find plenty to like about Esther. Content Concerns: Though largely true to the Biblical account, some of this movie is not for little children. Most notable are the scenes where Esther and the King consummate their relationship; though handled with more decorum than you're likely to see on pretty much any network sitcom these days, it still would be a bit much for the very young. Violence includes a character being hung--do you know who?--though that is mostly implied. Some of the emotionally intense scenes could freak some folks out. Score: 4.25/5 Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/16/23 Full Review Audience Member Although a low-budget production, this version of Esther is the best of the Bible series. Louise Lombard and F.Murray Abraham are brilliant. In my view, this version is much better than 'One night with the King'. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/27/23 Full Review Audience Member An excellent movie of good olden days An excellent movie of good olden days Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/28/23 Full Review Audience Member Great adaptation. I got the whole series because of this movie. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/29/23 Full Review Audience Member Not half as good as it could have been, especially having seen "One Night With the King." I didn't care for the king and Esther came across a little 'dry'. It tells the Biblical story, but that is about all it does. It would have been better had they added their own take on the story and made it more interesting. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 02/14/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis The beautiful queen of Persia (Louise Lombard) intervenes to save the Jewish people from a bloody massacre.
      Director
      Raffaele Mertes
      Producer
      Roberta Cadringher, Lorenzo Minoli
      Production Co
      Quinta Communications, LuxVide, Beta Film, France 2 (FR2), RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana, British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB), MTM Enterprises
      Rating
      TV-PG
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Aug 10, 2016
      Runtime
      1h 30m
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