The Shoes of the fisherman

United States, 1968

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Anthony Quinn and Sir Laurence Olivier head a distinguished international cast in this passionate drama about a Russian bishop, who, after twenty years as a political prisoner, is elected Pope. This stirring adaptation of Morris West’s bestseller about the election of the first Russian Pope and its effect on world peace presents a powerful image of a world on the brink of self-destruction. Also stars Sir John Gielgud, Vittorio de Sica, Oskar Werner and Leo McKern as members of the Vatican’s inner circle.

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Credits

director

Michael Anderson

producer

George Englund

production company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Duration

02:37:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1968

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303659

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q1660701

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