The Shoes of the Fisherman Reviews

May 28, 2009
Critics have comically dubbed it Zorba the Pope.
July 19, 2008
Settle back and let this old fashioned but entirely enjoyable epic (from Aussie writer Morris West's novel) take you on a journey that is in many ways every bit as relevant today as it was then
August 23, 2006
All-star cast, headed by Anthony Quinn, Olivier and Gielgud, can't help Anderson's poor transfern of Morris West's bestseller, an international political thriller about a Russian survivor of the gulag who becomes pope; best thing is Alex North's score.
May 15, 2006
April 12, 2006
A curious, at times almost prescient anticipation of the reign of John Paul II, filtered partly through the lens of the Silly Sixties.
April 2, 2006
...it gets so bogged down in subplots and minutiae, it loses its way.
May 9, 2005
Unless you have read the novel by Morris West on which the film is based, the first two hours are unintelligible.