Exodus Overview:

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.


Kitty Fremont: [to Ari, discussing Jewish history in Jezreel] Can't you understand that you make me feel like a Presbyterian when you can't, just for a minute or two, forget that you're a Jew?


[Jewish Ari Ben Canaan is masquerading as a gentile British officer named Bowen]
Maj. Caldwell: [about Jews] They look funny too. I can spot one a mile away.
Ari Ben Canaan: [pointing at his eye] Would you mind looking into my eye, sir? It feels like a cinder.
Maj. Caldwell: Yes, certainly.
[Caldwell looks into Ben Canaan's eye]
Maj. Caldwell: You know, a lot of them try to hide under gentile names, but one look at their face, you just know.
Ari Ben Canaan: With a little experience, you can even smell them out.
Maj. Caldwell: I'm sorry Bowen, I can't find a thing.


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Facts about

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.
John Gielgud turned down the role of General Sutherland.
Sal Mineo actively sought the role of Dov Landau despite being told that he did not look Jewish or anything like the character.
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