The Shoes of the Fisherman

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A screen version of the best-selling novel by Morris West tells the story of a Russian bishop who is made Pope after years in exile in Siberia. A sprawling drama of Vatican and global politics brought to life by a notable cast.

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Anthony Quinn
as Kiril Lakota
Oskar Werner
as Fr. David Telemond
David Janssen
as George Faber
Laurence Olivier
as Piotr Ilyich Kamenev
Vittorio De Sica
as Cardinal Rinaldi
Leo McKern
as Cardinal Leone
John Gielgud
as Elder Pope
Barbara Jefford
as Dr. Ruth Faber
Frank Finlay
as Igor Bounin
Arnoldo Foà
as Gelasio
Paul Rogers
as Augustinian
George Pravda
as Gorshenin
Clive Revill
as Vucovich
Niall MacGinnis
as Capuchin Monk
Oskar Ikemer
as David Telemond
Marne Maitland
as Cardinal Rahamani
Isa Miranda
as The Marchesa
Leopoldo Trieste
as Dying Man's Friend
Peter Copley
as English Cardinal
Arthur Howard
as English Cardinal
Jean Rougeul
as Dominican
Al Thomas
as Negro Cardinal
Dom Moore
as Polish Cardinal
John Frederick
as American Cardinal
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Critic Reviews for The Shoes of the Fisherman

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Audience Reviews for The Shoes of the Fisherman

  • Oct 06, 2015
    It is a 50 year old movie, but I enjoyed it. If only all Popes cared about the world rather than the church.
    Red L Super Reviewer
  • Nov 16, 2014
    You won't find better costumes or locations/sets from 1960s movies -- although the film is a bit more dated than your average 60's flick.
    Christian C Super Reviewer

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