Father Michael McKinnon goes from the UK to Boston circa 1935. For unknown reasons, he avoids at all costs the most prominent parishioners, Arthur and Eleanor Barret. Meanwhile Eleanor and Arthur desperately want to have a child, but Arthur is sterile, so they hire Harvard law student Roger Martin to impregnate Eleanor, but unfortunately Roger falls in love with her.

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Top Billed Cast

  1. Kenneth Branagh

    Kenneth Branagh

    Father Michael McKinnon

  2. Madeleine Stowe

    Madeleine Stowe

    Eleanor Barret

  3. William Hurt

    William Hurt

    Arthur Barret

  4. Robert Loggia

    Robert Loggia

    Hannibal Thurman

  5. Bronia Wheeler

    Sister Mary Frances

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Status Released

Release Information

  • March 26, 1998


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 50m

Budget $147,773.00

Revenue -



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