Molokai: The Story Of Father Damien

  • 2000
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Biography

Filmmakers rarely capture the psychology of religious life, and while Paul Cox’s decorous biopic isn’t in the same league as DIARY OF A COUNTRY PRIEST (1950) or THE NUN’S STORY (1959), it doesn’t strike many false notes. In the 1800's, leprosy has become such a scourge in Hawaii that Prime Minister Gibson (Sam Neill) banishes the afflicted to...read more

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  • Released: 2000
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Filmmakers rarely capture the psychology of religious life, and while Paul Cox’s decorous biopic isn’t in the same league as DIARY OF A COUNTRY PRIEST (1950) or THE NUN’S STORY (1959), it doesn’t strike many false notes. In the 1800's, leprosy has becom… (more)

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