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What makes this good is the towering productions and performances, all held together by De Mille's skillful directorial touch. Some pretty good special effects help a bit. My favorite moment: The parting of the Red Sea, which is visually stunning. There are some dated elements to the characters' actions, but most of the time the cast (impressively lead by Heston) comes off smashingly. I'm not one who is particularly interested in biblical stories, or at least not much of a believer in them. I see such stories mostly as just another form of fairy tale, with religious mysticism and mumbo-jumbo thrown into the mix. So indeed, it is a strange feat how this particular tale manages to suck me in.