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The Missionary

The Missionary (1982)

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Release Date: Nov 5, 1982 Wide

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Michael Palin wrote and stars in this comedy as The Reverend Charles Fortescue, an unassuming missionary called back to England after spending ten years in Africa teaching children in a native village. Upon arriving in London, he finds that his new assignment is to take charge of a slum mission for prostitutes. He obtains money for the running of the mission from a wealthy woman, Lady Ames (Maggie Smith), whom he meets on the boat sailing to England from Africa. Lady Ames guarantees Fortescue

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Art House & International, Comedy

Michael Palin

Apr 1, 2003

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The Missionary probes the world, the flesh and the devil in fresh and funny ways.

February 4, 2004 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
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Quite a kinky comedy about a missionary and prostitutes.
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