DVD 78 mins IMDB 7.0
NR (Not Rated)
Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Universal Studios (1999)
In Collection

Seen It:
Family, Musical
UK  /  English

Richard Attenborough Jacob
Joan Collins Mrs. Potiphar
Donny Osmond Joseph
Robert Torti Pharoah
Maria Friedman Narrator
Christopher Biggins The Baker
Alex Jennings Butler
Nicholas Colicos Reuben
Ian McNeice Potiphar
Jeff Blumenkrantz Simeon
Maria Freidman

Director David Mallet; Steven Pimlott
Producer Andy Picheta; Andrew Lloyd Webber
Writer Tim Rice
Cinematography Nicholas D. Knowland

Based upon the Old Testament story of Joseph and his brothers from the book of Genesis, the musical Joseph and Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is entirely sung. Joseph (Donny Osmond) finds himself despised by his older brothers, especially after his father Jacob gives him a beautiful coat. The brothers pretend to kill him but really sell him into slavery. When Joseph arrives in Egypt he is slave to Potipher (Ian McNeice). Mrs. Potipher (Joan Collins) has eyes for Joseph, but he declines. Potipher sees this and throws Joseph in jail. While in jail, Joseph uses his dream interpretation talent to his advantage. He soon becomes known to the Pharaoh (Robert Torti). Joseph rises from jail to one of the most powerful man in Egypt. Meanwhile, his starving brothers and their families seek aid from the Egyptians only to be reunited with the brother they once plotted against.

Edition Details
Distributor Universal Studios
Barcode 025192071423
Region Region 1
Chapters 23
Release Date 3/28/2000
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Widescreen (16:9)
Fullscreen (4:3, Letterboxed)
Subtitles English; French; German; English (Closed Captioned)
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital 5.1 [English]
DTS [English]
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1

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