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The Shoes of the Fisherman Reviews

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May 28, 2009
Critics have comically dubbed it Zorba the Pope.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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.
Full Review | Original Score: B
April 2, 2006
...it gets so bogged down in subplots and minutiae, it loses its way.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
May 15, 2006
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
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