The Runner Stumbles

  • 1979
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Drama

This film adaptation of a Broadway play casts Van Dyke as a Catholic priest accused of murdering a young nun with whom he was in love. Quinlan plays the murdered nun, who taught at the parish school. Stapleton gives the movie's best performance as Van Dyke's housekeeper, who knows exactly what happened and why. Using flashbacks, director Kramer develops...read more