Overview

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...

  1. Ralph Nelson

    Director

  2. William E. Barrett

    Novel

  3. James Poe

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Sidney Poitier

    Sidney Poitier

    Homer Smith

  2. Lilia Skala

    Lilia Skala

    Mother Maria

  3. Isa Crino

    Sister Agnes

  4. Lisa Mann

    Sister Gertrude

  5. Stanley Adams

    Stanley Adams

    Juan

Full Cast & Crew

Lilies of the Field
Lilies of the Field

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 1, 1963
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 34m

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