The Shoes Of The Fisherman

  • 1968
  • Movie
  • G
  • Drama

Morris West wrote the screenplay but was so disappointed by the results that he asked that his name be deleted from that credit, while keeping his novel's source credit onscreen. Casting Quinn in the lead as the man who became the leader of the Church occasioned some laughter among wags who dubbed this movie "Zorba, the Pope." Quinn is a Russian Catholic...read more

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The Shoes of the Fisherman
Based on the best-selling book by Morris L. West, this sweeping epic follows Academy Award-winner Anthony Quinn ("Zorba the Greek", "Lawrence of Arabi (more…)
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02:10 — Morris West's drama about a Russian cardinal, once a political prisoner, who becomes the new pope at a time when the world is on the brink of nuclear (more…)
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03:21 — Morris West's drama about a Russian cardinal, once a political prisoner, who becomes the new pope at a time when the world is on the brink of nuclear (more…)
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It becomes clear that Archbishop Lakota (Anthony Quinn), just extracted from a Siberian labor camp, and the Soviet premier (Laurence Olivier, his firs (more…)

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Sun Aug 26 11:00am
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A Russian bishop becomes pope following his release from a Siberian prison, and attempts to prevent a nuclear war while helping the starving Red Chinese.

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  • Review: Morris West wrote the screenplay but was so disappointed by the results that he asked that his name be deleted from that credit, while keeping his novel's source credit onscreen. Casting Quinn in the lead as the man who became the leader of the Church occa… (more)

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