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They are just trying to feed their families

Asenath:
[after Joseph has placed Simeon under arrest]
Joseph, they are just trying to feed their families.
Joseph:
They're thieves, here to steal our grain.
Asenath:
They needed food and they were ready to pay for it. Joseph, they've done nothing to you.
Joseph:
Nothing?
[pauses and sighs]

Joseph:
They're my brothers.
Asenath:
[in disbelief]
What?
Joseph:
They sold me. They sold me into slavery. I never got to say goodbye to my mother, I never got to watch my father grow old.
Asenath:
Joseph, I didn't know.
[hugs him]

Asenath:
You're here now. You have a home, a wife who loves you. You have everything.
Joseph:
No. Not everything.
[looks down below at Simeon's cell]

Asenath:
I thought you learned something down there. Remember when I would bring you food?
Joseph:
Yes.
[takes her hand]

Joseph:
It's what kept me going.
[hugs Asenath]

Simeon:
[seeing Joseph above him]
Hey! You can't keep me in here forever! My brothers will come for me!
[the words echo and Joseph walks away from Asenath]

Asenath:
[as Joseph walks away]
Joseph...

Transcript:
Joseph, what are you doing?
They're just trying
to feed their families.
They're thieves, here
to steal our grain.
They needed food,
and they were prepared
to pay for it.
How can you say
they're thieves?
They've done nothing to you.
Nothing?
- They're my brothers.
- What?
They sold me.
They sold me into slavery.
They took me
away from my home.
I never got to say
good-bye to my mother.
I never got to see
my father grow old.
Joseph, I--
I didn't know.
You're here now.
You have a home,
a wife who loves you,
everything you could want.
No. Not everything.
I thought you learned
something in that cell.
Remember when I would
bring food to you?
Yes. It kept me going.
Hey!
You won't keep me here.
My brothers
will come for me.
My brothers will come for me!
Joseph.
♪ How long must there
Be anger here ♪
♪ Before we can rejoice ♪
♪ Embracing love
Instead of fear ♪
♪ Is but a simple choice ♪

Clip duration: 113 seconds
Views: 10
Movie: Joseph: King of Dreams
Year: 2000
Genres: animation, adventure, biography, drama, family, history, musical
Summary: A prophet who has the ability to interpret dreams is sold into slavery in Egypt, where people learn of his gifts.


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Actors

Asenath - Jodi Benson
Joseph - Ben Affleck
Simeon - Steven Weber