Year: 1995
Format: Miniseries 2x90' and TV movie 1x90'
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Co-production: Lube in association with Turner Pictures Inc. and France 2
Jacob's favourite son, Joseph, is sold as a slave by his envious brothers to a convoy of traveling Ishmaelites who take him to Egypt. In Egypt, Joseph is bought by Potiphar, the leader of Pharaoh's army.
Despite resisting Potiphar's wife's advances, he is found guilty of attempting to violate her virtue and imprisoned. His cellmates are two special prisoners: the Pharaoh's butler and the Pharaoh's baker, who are accused of having stolen the bracelet of the great Sun God Ra.
By interpreting their dreams, Jospeh resolves the case and is thus invited to enter the Pharaoh's court.
Joseph: Paul Mercurio
Putifar: Ben Kingsley
Wife of Putifar: Lesley Ann Warren
Pharaon: Stefano Dionisi
Wife of Pharaon: Monica Bellucci
Asenat: Valeria Cavalli
Lia: Dominique Sanda
Rachele: Alice Krige
Dina: Paloma Baeza
Joseph as a achild: Rinaldo Rocco
Simeone: Vincenzo Nicoli
Naphtali: Rodolfo Corsato
Disma: Omar Lahlou
Baker: Renato Scarpa
Directed by: Roger Young
Executive producer: Gerard Rafshoon
Executive co-producer: Lorenzo Minoli
Rai producer: Sabatino Gargano
Associated producer: Luca Bernabei
Beta Film producer: Henrich Kraus
Organizzatore generale: Laura Fattori
Costumes designer: Enrico Sabbatini
Dir. of photography: Raffaele Mertes
Da una sceneggiatura: James Carrington
Tv screenplay: Lionel Chetwynd
Music: Marco Frisina
Consulenza musicale: Ennio Morricone