When Pharaoh is disturbed by nightmares, the wine steward tells him that Joseph can interpret them. You can Watch Now or Download the video to a , except for Pay-Per-View videos. It is a lesson repeated throughout the entire Bible. I think one should keep in mind that most of these straight to video movies are for children and that the things we find lacking in them as adults are really not so important as what our children may think of them. Note: We are now an Affiliate of Vision Video for Film sales. Of course, this film is an adaptation of the true story from the book of Genesis in the Bible.
There he is made the servant of a wealthy Egyptian who misunderstands him and has him thrown into prison! Although I had not seen the movie myself, I was able to make an educated argument against it based on the concerns you outlined. There are a few frightening sequences where Joseph dreams of wolves, and then the dream comes true, but these are much more tame than similar dramatic instances of other feature-length animated movies. I wish they still made movies like this. Joseph only mentions once that God is the one who gives him the answers. All three of our kids are dedicated to their walk with Christ but they still encounter challenges.
Perhaps for young children, it may introduce the concept of slavery! God is given the credit, and even the songs witness to Him. If the concept of adultery can be taught to elementary school kids in Sunday School when covering the ten commandments, it makes sense it can be included in a movie for children. Plot and Storyline Quality 2. What does this story of the ten brothers teach about the consequences of living with a lie? God is given the credit, and even the songs witness to him. Keep up the good work! Therefore this is yet another rare animated Bible film where it is actually good quality. Acting Quality 3 points The acting quality in this film is yet again very well done, considering that the actors do a very good job of portraying emotion and skill. Posted on Author Categories , ,.
It also takes fewer liberties than Prince of Egypt did—a great way to supplement family Bible study. When Joseph was put in jail by Potipher what was it that helped him through the solitary weeks and months? The Message: Persevering through dark times can yield great rewards. Do we all have such strength within ourselves to start with, or is it built through hardships and experience? There are a few frightening sequences where Joseph dreams of wolves, and it happens, but these are much more tame than similar animated movies. As for the presence of God, He certainly was there when Joseph finally realizes that all he has suffered was a part of His plan. For more information, go to the. The animation is not as high a quality as that of the Prince of Egypt.
Hence it receives the above rating. If only most live action christian films had this quality of acting the christian film industry would be in a very different place than it is currently. I too was changed when I met the Lion. The brothers decide to sell Joseph into slavery, telling their parents that he's been killed by wild animals. We overwhelmingly voted to watch a G-rated movie instead! Plugged In has become a significant compass for our family.
In my opinion, you bring sanity and order to the wild world of modern day entertainment. I actually liked it better, but that's just me perhaps. Joseph's life tells us to have faith that God will bring something good out of what seems so bad. Eventually his brothers arrive in Egypt to buy food because of famine, and he must forgive them. Just today I was reading Psalm 37 and thinking about how your ministry provides ways to 'dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. This movie taken on the whole is very good,and is excellent to watch with the family. He is made second in command to Pharaoh, and has most of Egypt's grain stored.
I was most interested in the features for adults. The movie is based of a story in the Old Testament of the Bible. For an animated kids' feature, there is a fairly high level of violence, from the brothers menacing Joseph to his grisly dream interpretations for fellow cell-mates in prison. The animation here is excellent. Joseph then shows his God-given gift by interpreting the dreams of two other prisoners.
Sordid conditions in jail, including swarms of rats, are part of the story. The animation here is excellent. I suspect The Lion King just beats it, and perhaps Pocahontas too. It is also nice to see Potiphar get more time in the story, since he is s likeable and a good-hearted character in this adaptation. Thanks for all of your research and persistence in helping us navigate through stormy waters. When he is lifted out, his brothers sell him to some passing slave traders.