Esther (1999)

Genres - Epic  |   Sub-Genres - Hagiography, Religious Epic  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - Germany , Italy , United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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The tenth in a series of made-for-TV movies based on stories from the Bible, this drama stars Louise Lombard as Esther, a common Jewish woman who rose to wealth and power when she captured the heart of the King of Persia. Eventually, Esther opted to use her influence to win freedom and a better life for her people. Esther also stars F. Murray Abraham as Mordecai, Jurgen Prochnow as Haman, Ornella Muti as Queen Vashti, and Thomas Kretschmann as King Ahasuerus.

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Bible-story, freedom, influence, Jewish, king, power