Production info

José do Egito
Brazil, 2013  TV  

Andréa Avancini, Marcela Barrozo, Binho Beltrão

  

Modern retelling of the biblical story of Joseph, son of Jacob, who, after having been sold into slavery by his brothers, eventually becomes vizier of Egypt and is finally reunited with his family. This lavish production, which cost about $17,000,000, is part of a series of Brazilian biblical mini-series and follows the earlier productions of the stories of Esther (2010), Samson and Delilah (2011) and Koning David (2012). The exterior desert scenes of "José do Egito" were recorded in the Atacama desert in Chili, in Egypt and in Israel.


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