Matthew Modine and Lara Flynn Boyle star as Jacob and Rachel, two young lovers willing to go through anything to be together. After tricking his older brother Esau, played by Sean Bean, out of his birthright, Jacob leaves home in fear for his life. Jacob takes shelter with his Uncle Laban, who proves to be a master of deceit himself. Realizing that Jacob has fallen in love with Rachel, his youngest daughter, Jacob offers Rachel's father the only thing he can give for her hand in marriage - manual labour for seven years. But uncle Laban is a treacherous and selfish man, and on what should be the hapiest night of Jacob's life, he orchestrates the ultimate deceit. Rachel must watch as Jacob is forced to start a family with another and Jacob must work for his conniving uncle for close to two decades to win the love of his life.

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The Bible - Jacob (1994)

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Matthew Modine and Lara Flynn Boyle star as Jacob and Rachel, two young lovers willing to go through anything to be together. After tricking his older brother Esau, played by Sean Bean, out of his birthright, Jacob leaves home in fear for his life. Jacob takes shelter with his Uncle Laban, who proves to be a master of deceit himself. Realizing that Jacob has fallen in love with Rachel, his youngest daughter, Jacob offers Rachel's father the only thing he can give for her hand in marriage - manual labour for seven years. But uncle Laban is a treacherous and selfish man, and on what should be the hapiest night of Jacob's life, he orchestrates the ultimate deceit. Rachel must watch as Jacob is forced to start a family with another and Jacob must work for his conniving uncle for close to two decades to win the love of his life.

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Cast
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Matthew Modine

Jacob
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Lara Flynn Boyle

Rachel
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Sean Bean

Esau
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Joss Ackland

Isaac
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Juliet Aubrey

Leah
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Irene Papas

Rebekah
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Giancarlo Giannini

Laban
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Christoph Waltz

Morash
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Christoph M. Ohrt

Be'or (as Christoph Ohrt)
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Philip Locke

Diviner
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Daniel Newman

Reuben (age 14)
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Cecilia Dazzi

Billah
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Yvonne Sciò

Judith (as Yvonne Scio')
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Garry Cooper

Caananite 1
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Bev Willis

Caananite 2
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James Hayes

Yobonaham
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Padraig Casey

Gaham
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William Sleigh

Trurim
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Linda Polan

Midwife
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Peter Gordon

Shearing Shepherd
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Oliver Hobson

Reuben (age 7)
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Neil Daglish

Shepherd 1
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Zubin Varla

Shepherd 2
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Anna Zapparoli

Woman
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Michael Walker

Man 1
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Peter Jonfield

Man 2
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Crispin Redman

Storm Shepherd
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Michael Haughey

First Servant
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Peter Turner

First Merchant
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Emma Hall

Joseph
Crew
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Peter Hall

Director
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Jacob

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

6/7/2005

Disc Title Front Cover

The Bible Collection - Jacob

(DVD)

6/7/2005

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