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Exodus (1960) was a Historical - Drama Film directed by Otto Preminger and produced by Otto Preminger.

Academy Awards 1960 --- Ceremony Number 33 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActorSal MineoNominated
Best CinematographySam LeavittNominated
Best Music - ScoringErnest GoldWon
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New Trailer Round-Up – Tak3n, John Wick, Interstellar, Exodus: Gods And Kings, Pride, Whiplash, The Imitation Game, And The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby

By Michael on Oct 3, 2014 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

It;s been a big week for trailers as the studios begin to hit high gear pimping their fall/winter releases. Rather than individual posts for each of these, I thought I’d just do a quick round-up with short comments on some of the ones that have hot my desk recently: First up, Liam Neeson retur... Read full article


New Trailer Round-Up – Tak3n, John Wick, Interstellar, Exodus: Gods And Kings, Pride, Whiplash, The Imitation Game, And The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby

By Michael on Oct 3, 2014 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

It;s been a big week for trailers as the studios begin to hit high gear pimping their fall/winter releases. Rather than individual posts for each of these, I thought I’d just do a quick round-up with short comments on some of the ones that have hit my desk recently: First up, Liam Neeson retur... Read full article


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Quotes from

Barak Ben Canaan: God, don't let my brother die at the end of a British rope.


[last lines]
Ari Ben Canaan: Taha, old friend, and very dear brother; Karen, child of light... and daughter of Israel: Shalom.


Dov Landau: [explaining to the leaders of the Irgun how he survived Auschwitz] The Germans used me -- like you would use a woman.


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David Opatoshu's character Akiva Ben Canaan, commander of the Irgun, is based on the real-life Menachem Begin who later became prime minister of Israel. Opatoshu portrayed Begin in Raid on Entebbe.
When the filmmakers bought the ship that they used as the refugee ship, the company they bought it from was so thrilled that they delivered it with a fresh coat of paint. Unfortunately, this was unsuitable, since the ship was meant to look old, so fake rust had to be painted on at great expense.
Although many critics felt that Paul Newman was miscast as Ari Ben Canaan, director Otto Preminger maintained that he had envisioned only Newman playing the part from the time he read the novel.
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