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The Story of Ruth

Telling the biblical story of Ruth the Moabite who, after the death of her husband, accompanies her mother-in-law when she returns to her homeland of Israel. Eschewing her idol-worshipping ways, Ruth converts to the religion of the Hebrews, thus securing a place in history for a young carpenter several generations later. Following a huge talent search, Israeli actress Elana Eden was chosen to play Ruth, the Old Testament tale received a few boosts from dramatic licence and this entertaining, small-scale religious epic was born.

Year: 1960
Genre: Drama, Classic Drama, Spiritual Cinema, Classic Cinema
Country: USA
Director: Henry Koster
Starring: Stuart Whitman, Elana Eden, Tom Tryon, Peggy Wood, Viveca Lindfors, Jeff Morrow, Eduard Franz
Duration: 126 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains violence.
6.9/10
Location in store: Classic Drama

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