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Father Rivard is a priest in a small, economically depressed coal mining town. Working on what he thinks is a "controversial" work, he lives with the brutal lives of his poor parishioners, the old, unfriendly nuns in the nearby convent, and his own self doubts. When Rita, an energetic and bright young Sister, arrives at the parish, he finds someone he can talk to, someone with whom he has much in common. This sets into motion a series of events that leads to Sister Rita's death - and the indictment of Father Rivard in that act.
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|MPAA Ratings:||PG||Premiere Info:|
|Release Date:||1979||Production Date:|
|Sound:||Production Co:||.....Production Company, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM) .....Production Company, .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor|
|Duration(mins):||Country:||United States (USA)|