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Lilies of the Field (1963)

e Livre 10/01/1963 (US) ComedyDrama 1h 34m

Sidney Poitier as the life-loving ex-GI who one day encounters five nuns escaped from beyond the Berlin Wall...


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


  2. William E. Barrett


  3. James Poe


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  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


  6. Francesca Jarvis

    Sister Albertine

  7. Pamela Branch

    Sister Elizabeth

  8. Dan Frazer

    Dan Frazer

    Father Murphy

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Lilies of the Field
Lilies of the Field

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Original Language English

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