Esther (1999)


King of the Persians, summons his attractive wife Vashti, to show off her beauty to the guests, the proud queen refuses to come. The king promptly bans her from ever entering his presence again, and gives orders for the most beautiful young virgins in the land to be brought to him. The young Jewess Esther, adopted daughter of her uncle Mordecai, is among the girls selected;

Director: Raffaele Mertes
Writer: Sandy Niemand

Esther Vodly
Vodly Score: 5.9/10 from 10 votes
Release Date: 1999-03-29
Status: Released
Run time: 91 min / 1:31
Production Countries: Germany, Italy, United States of America


Louise Lombard
as Esther
F. Murray Abraham
as Mordechai
Jürgen Prochnow
as Haman
Thomas Kretschmann
as König Xerxes
Ornella Muti
as Königin Waschti
John Hollis
as Harbona
Umberto Orsini
as Memuchan
Phil Davies
as Hegai
Natasha Williams
as Maimuna
Peter Halliday
as Karschena
Christopher Ettridge
as Hatach
Darren Bransford
as Nehemia
Nicola Harrington
as Mara
Peter Guinness
as Admatha
Bruce Purchase
as Hauptmann der Wache
Ilza Prestinari
as Zeresch
Hassani Shapi
as Schetar
Karl Geary
as Dalfon
Marco Bonini
as Bote Emissary
Renato Scarpa
as Eunuch
Zakaria Atifi
as Bigthan


Sound Ennio Morricone Original Music Composer
Production Roberta Cadringher Producer
Production Paolo Piria Production Supervisor
Directing Raffaele Mertes Director
Art Paolo Biagetti Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Giovanni Viti Costume Design
Production Lorenzo Minoli Producer
Production Luca Bernabei Producer
Writing Sandy Niemand Screenplay
Production Paolo Lucidi Line Producer
Sound Carlo Siliotto Original Music Composer
Camera Giovanni Galasso Director of Photography
Editing Alessandro Lucidi Editor
Art Titus Vossberg Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Simonetta Leoncini Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Giancarlo Del Brocco Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Grazia De Rossi Hairstylist
Production Jeremy Zimmermann Casting

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