Lilies of the Field Reviews

December 28, 2018
Lilies of the Field is a funny, sentimental, charming and uplifting film, in which intelligence, imagination and energy are proved again to be beyond the price of any super-budget.
January 8, 2018
Well-meaning rot.
March 26, 2009
Many factors combine in the overall success of the film, notably the restrained direction by Ralph Nelson, a thoroughly competent screenplay by James Poe, and, of course, Poitier's own standout performance.
February 9, 2006
It might be significant as an early independent movie made good, but Poitier got better when he got angrier for In the Heat of the Night four years later.