Choices of the Heart Poster

Release Date: 1983

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
Jean Donovan (Melissa Gilbert) is a missionary who willingly travels to El Salvador to aid the poor in the midst of a civil war. Donovan becomes a follower of Archbishop Oscar Romero (Rene Enriquez), who is a staunch opponent of the brutal military-controlled Salvadorian government. After Romero is assassinated, Donovan struggles with the decision to either stay in El Salvador and continue the life-saving work she began, or leave the increasingly dangerous country.

Cast: Melissa Gilbert, Martin Sheen, Mike Farrell, Peter Horton, Helen Hunt, Mary McCusker, Mari Gorman, Pamela Bellwood

Director: Joseph Sargent

Genres: Docudrama

Keywords: 1980s, Emotional, Murder, 1970s, Sacrifice, Quest