Number of Times Seen – 2 (22 Jun 1999 and 4 May 2015)
Brief Synopsis – The Biblical story of Jeremiah, a prophet who tried to save the people of Judea from the Babylonian conquest
My Take on it – Being a religious person, I am familiar with most of the parts of the Old Testament and have always been intrigued as to how some of those stories can be translated to the big screen.
I came across this movie with Patrick Dempsey back in 1999 and enjoyed it and it took until now to see it again.
I found the way that they made a coherent story out of a book filled mostly with prophesies very interesting.
Dempsey is very good and extremely believable in the title role and I was easily drawn into the story.
While not perfect, this movie was quite entertaining to spend 90 minutes with.
Part of the plot is completely fictionalized, but it still works well within the context and framework of the story.
Bottom Line – Interesting way to make a coherent story from a collection of prophesies. Dempsey is great and believable in the title role. Recommended!
MovieRob’s Favorite Trivia – This was Oliver Reed’s final television appearance before his death on May 2, 1999 at the age of 61. (From IMDB)
Rating – Globe Worthy
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