Lilies of the Field (1963)

Director
Ralph Nelson

Main cast
Sidney Poitier; Lilia Skala; Isa Crino; Lisa Mann

Genres
Comedy, Drama

Description
An unemployed construction worker (Homer Smith) heading out west stops at a remote farm in the desert to get water when his car overheats. The farm is being worked by a group of East European Catholic nuns, headed by the strict mother superior (Mother Maria), who believes that Homer has been sent by God to build a much needed church in the desert...


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