The Red Tent

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  • 2014
  • 1 Season
  • 7.2  (3,764)

The Red Tent is a television adaptation of the best-selling novel of the same name by Anita Diamant. The show is a two-part miniseries and is produced by Lifetime. The show first premiered in December 2014 and has since then received critical acclaim for its stunning portrayal of the lives of biblical women. The ensemble cast brings to life the stories of women in early Judaism and has taken audiences on a journey back in time.

The show revolves around the character of Dina, played by Rebecca Ferguson, who is the daughter of Jacob (Iain Glen) and Leah (Minnie Driver). She is the only daughter in a family of twelve sons and plays a crucial role in the storyline. The show is narrated by Dina, and viewers get to see the world through her eyes. Dina is a strong-willed and determined young woman who is fascinated by the world around her.

The show explores the lives of four women: Dina, her mother Leah, her aunt Rebecca (Debra Winger), and her cousin Rachel (Morena Baccarin). Each of these women has a unique story to tell and their paths intertwine throughout the show. The Red Tent is a story about sisterhood and the bonds that women share despite their differences.

The first part of the show revolves around the lives of Jacob and his wives. Jacob is a shepherd who falls in love with Rachel, but her father Laban tricks him into marrying her older sister Leah. Jacob then marries Rachel as well, and the two sisters become rivals. The show explores the complexities of these relationships and the jealousy and resentment that the sisters feel towards each other.

As the story progresses, the focus shifts to Dina, who is part of a secret society called the Red Tent. The Red Tent is a place where women go during their menstruation and pregnancy to rest and support each other. The show explores the importance of this tradition in early Judaism and how it helped women form bonds and support each other through life's challenges.

The second part of the show explores the aftermath of Dina's rape by Shechem, a prince in a neighboring city. The show depicts the trauma that Dina goes through and how her family supports and protects her. The show also explores the concept of justice in early Judaism and how Dina's brothers take revenge on Shechem's family.

The Red Tent is a beautifully shot and well-acted show that brings to life the stories of women in early Judaism. The show explores themes of family, sisterhood, love, and loss, and takes viewers on an emotional journey. The show is a must-watch for anyone interested in biblical history and the lives of women in ancient times.

The Red Tent is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (2 episodes). The series first aired on December 7, 2014.

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Part 2 of 2
2. Part 2 of 2
December 8, 2014
Dinah grows more mature and experiences a intense love that leads to a loss and a change in the family dynamic.
Part 1 of 2
1. Part 1 of 2
December 7, 2014
Dinah listens to stories from women in her tribe who gather in the red tent.
Where to Watch The Red Tent
The Red Tent is available for streaming on the Lifetime website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Red Tent on demand at Amazon, Vudu and Google Play.
  • Premiere Date
    December 7, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (3,764)