Abraham (film)

Directed by Joseph Sargent
Produced by Laura Fattori
Lorenzo Minoli
Written by Robert McKee
Starring Richard Harris
Barbara Hershey
Maximilian Schell
Vittorio Gassman
Music by Marco Frisina
Ennio Morricone
Cinematography Raffaele Mertes
Edited by Michael Brown
Distributed by TNT
Release dates
April 3, 1994 (US)
Language English

Abraham is a 1994 television movie based on the life of the Biblical patriarch Abraham. It was shot in Ouarzazate, Morocco.


Abram lives in Harran, a rich city. His wife Sarah (Barbara Hershey) is childless, and their only heir is Eliezer of Damascus. One day he hears the voice of God, who says that he must leave Haran and travel to an unknown land. God promises to make a great nation from him and renames him Abraham. The pattern for the plot is the Genesis chapters 11-25.




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