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The Shoes of the Fisherman

G| 2 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
After spending decades in a Siberian Gulag labor camp, Roman Catholic priest Kiril Lakota (Anthony Quinn) is set free by Russian leader Piotr Ilyich Kamenev (Sir Laurence Olivier) at the height of the Cold War, when Russia and China are locked in a tense conflict. Following the death of the pope (Sir John Gielgud), Lakota ends up on the global stage when he is chosen as the successor to the position. As the pope, the humble Lakota becomes a compassionate advocate for ending world hunger and poverty.

Cast: Anthony Quinn , Sir Laurence Olivier , Oskar Werner , David Janssen , Vittorio De Sica , Leo McKern , Sir John Gielgud , Barbara Jefford

Director: Michael Anderson

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968)

Release Date: November 14th, 1968|2 hr. 37 min.

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