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The Reluctant Saint

The Reluctant Saint(1962)

Also Known As: Cronache di un convento | Joseph Desa |

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Brief Synopsis

Joseph of Cupertino, a simple young man thought by many in his village to be an idiot, is pressured to enter a monastery. He does so, and surprises everyone by passing the entrance exam to study for the priesthood. But this is only the first of many surprises from the man who would become Saint Joseph Cupertino.

Cast & Crew

Edward Dmytryk Director
Maximilian Schell Giuseppe Desa
Ricardo Montalban Father Raspi
Lea Padovani Francesca Desa
Akim Tamiroff Bishop Durso
Harold Goldblatt Father Giovanni
Arnoldo Foà Felixa Desa
Giulio Bosetti Brother Orlando
Elisa Cegani Sister Nunziata
C. M. Pennington-Richards Director of Photography
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 3 Dec 1962
Release Date:  1962 Production Date:  A Dmytryk-Weiler Production
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Davis--Royal Films International
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Dmytryk--Weiler Productions
Duration(mins):  105 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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    Liam McCarthy 2014-03-05

    This film made in 1962 is beautifully made. It tells the story of Joseph of Cupertino. It never exploits the levitation phenomenon. It is made with great... MORE>