Esther (1999)





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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.
Action & Adventure , Classics , Drama , Television , Faith & Spirituality
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Thomas Kretschmann
as King Ahasuerus
Ornella Muti
as Queen Vashti
John Hollis
as Harbonah
Umberto Orsini
as Memucan
Phil Davies
as Chagai
Peter Halliday
as Carshena
Peter Guinness
as Admatha
Bruce Purchase
as Commissioner
Hassani Shapi
as Shetar
Karl Geary
as Dalphon
Marco Bonini
as Emissary
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Critic Reviews for Esther

All Critics (1)

The new film is more faithful to the biblical story, but it is also a rather pedestrian film, lurching from one plot twist to the next without offering much insight into the characters.

Full Review… | December 25, 2015

Audience Reviews for Esther


This was one of the most pro founding movies that I have ever watched. The most recent version has to be the best.

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