Der Prinz von Ägypten (1998)

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Der Prinz von Ägypten: Directed by Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner, Simon Wells. With Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sandra Bullock. Egyptian Prince Moses learns of his identity as a Hebrew and his destiny to become the chosen deliverer of his people.

“The story of Moses is done here and, although not totally Biblically accurate, this is about as close as it gets in Hollywood. The inaccuracies are minor.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eThe artwork was fabulous when it came out in 1999. Itu0026#39;s still very good, but animation has improved so fast in so short a time period that this is nothing special, art-wise, these day. However, it sure was when it was released just seven years ago. Itu0026#39;s just beautiful in parts. Some of the prettiest colors Iu0026#39;ve seen on film have been in animated movies the last decade, and this is a prime example. The parting of the Red Sea in here is awesomely-done by the artists. That scene also sported the best sound in the 99-minute film.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eThe songs in here were nothing special but they didnu0026#39;t detract from the story because they were all short. Regarding the story, I only wish they had gone into detail on the plagues instead of just lumping them all together. They could have had some jaw-dropping scenes with the locusts, etc.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eAll-in-all a fine film and a rarity: a Biblical film that doesnu0026#39;t offend anyone.”

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