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1999 Rated UR 1hr 42m

Director Cheick Oumar Sissoko retells the biblical story of feuding brothers Esau (Salif Keita) and Jacob (Sotigui Kouyaté), covering chapters 23 to 37 of the book of Genesis in this adaptation set in Mali that incorporates elements of African culture and history. When Jacob cheats Esau out of his birthright, Esau seeks revenge, and the two enter into a lengthy dispute that touches their family and their community.

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Movie Details

Unrated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Bambara: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.