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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

In this true story, a 17th century man miraculously overcomes his intellectual challenges to become a priest.

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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  • The Reluctant Saint

    Janet M. Fedor 2017-08-16

    Loved it very much. Why can't I purchase this film. It shows humility and faith to the fullest, one of which a person can view whenever they feel they... MORE>

  • The Reluctant Saint

    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>