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In 1858 France, Bernadette, an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of "a beautiful lady" in the city dump. She never claims it to be anything other than this, but the townspeople all assume it to be the virgin Mary. The pompous government officials think she is nuts, and do their best to suppress the girl and her followers, and the church wants nothing to do with the whole matter. But as Bernadette attracts wider and wider attention, the phenomenon overtakes everyone in the the town, and transforms their lives. Written by
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It has been a long time since I viewed this great film masterpiece with its cast of great actors who will live on forever. When this film was shown in 1943, there was a great deal of mixed reviews among the Catholic and Non-Catholic religions at the time. This film even showed how the Catholic clergy had their deep doubts about such events ever happening. The great acting of Jennifer Jones and Charles Bickford along with the great cast made this a film for all generations. Today, we have seen many amazing discoveries in medicine and how all faiths and religions are growing to respect each other. This film touches the very heart and soul of a person and you will need lots of tissues through out the entire picture!
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