The Bible
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The Bible was intended by producer Dino De Laurentiis as the first in a series of films which would eventually cover the Old and New Testament in their entireties. The many directors engaged for this project dropped out one by one, leaving only the adventurous John Huston. As a result, this film was the first and last in the series; its subtitle In the Beginning refers to the fact that only the first 22 chapters of Genesis ended up on film. After creation, we are introduced to the buff-naked Adam and Eve (Michael Parks and Ulla Bergyd), whose fall from grace segues into the Cain and Abel… More
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"Huston's triumph is that despite the insanity of the attempt and the grandiosity of the project, the technology doesn't dominate the material."
‑ Pauline Kael, The New Republic
"strictly formulaic Biblical work with an all-star cast that ranks as the most embarrassing directing work that John Huston ever undertook"
‑ John A. Nesbit, Old School Reviews
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