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Friday, March 30, 2018


(Charlton Heston)

Ben-Hur is a Hollywood epic that won 11 Oscars. Directed by William Wyler in 1959, the film stars Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins and Stephen Boyd.

Filled with danger and vengeance, a Jewish prince is falsely accused of treason and is sold into slavery, but he returns to seek redemption.

Heston plays a Palestinian Jew who is battling the Roman empire at the time of Christ. His actions send him and his family into slavery, but an inspirational encounter with Jesus changes everything. Heston finally meets his rival in a justly famous chariot race and rescues his suffering family.

Ben-Hur will be screened on M-Net Movies Action, DStv Channel 106 on April 1, 2018, at 20h00. Rating 13V