Solomon
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INFO
Year: 1997
Format: Miniseries 2x90' and TV movie 1x90'
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Co-production: Lux Vide for Lube and Rai Fiction
Solomon
Synopsis
Solomon is entrusted with the solemn task of building the Temple of Jerusalem, the place in which the ancient Ark of the Covenant will be conserved.
Solomon's reign is distinguished by his great wisdom, a characteristic which the Bible considers a divine gift, but which nevertheless contributes to great unhappiness of the King of Israel's old age.
The drama of the story develops as Solomon's character interacts with the other historical characters in the miniseries. Abisag, a beautiful young girl who joins the court to brighten King David's latter years; and the Queen of Sheba, who originally only comes to meet the wise king, but falls in love with Solomon and bears him a son.
Cast
Salomone: Ben Cross
Regina di Saba: Vivica A. Fox
Betsabea: Anouk Aimée
Davide: Max Von Sidow
Abisag: Maria Grazia Cucinotta
Natan: Umberto Orsini
Anna: Stafania Rocca
Joab: David Suchet
Geroboamo: Richard Dillane
Basemah: Marta Zoffoli
Adonia: Ivan Kaye
Azarel: G. W. Bailey
Roboamo: Dexter Fletcher
Zadok: Roger Hammond
Chiram di Neftali: Michael Culkin
Achia: Peter Lee Wilson
Generale Benaia: Thom Hoffman
Re Chiram: Wadim Glowna
Ebiatar: Stefan Gusber
Crew
Directed by: Roger Young
Screenplay: Bradley T. Winter
Produced by: Lorenzo Minoli
Associate Producer: Paolo Pira
Lux Vide Producer: Luca Bernabei
RAI Producer: Eleonora Andreatta
Beta Producer: Heinrich Krauss
Executive Producer: Gerald Rafshoon
Production Designer: Paolo Biagetti
Costumes Designer: Simonetta Leoncini, Giovanni Viti
Set Decorator: Titus Vossberg
Dir. of Photography: Raffaele Mertes
Casting: Jeremy Zimmermann
Music: Patrick Williams