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In 1917, three shepherd children living just outside Fatima, Portugal have visions of a lovely lady in a cloud. The anticlerical government wishes to squelch the Church; reports of ... See full summary »

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Hugo da Silva
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Maria Rosa Abóbora dos Santos
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Council Administrator Arturo dos Santos
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António Abóbora dos Santos
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Norman Rice ...
Manuel Marto
Frances Morris ...
Olímpia Marto (as Francis Morris)
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Susan Whitney ...
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Francisco Marto
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In 1917, three shepherd children living just outside Fatima, Portugal have visions of a lovely lady in a cloud. The anticlerical government wishes to squelch the Church; reports of religious experiences are cause for serious concern. Yet the children stand by their story, and the message of peace and hope the Lady brings. In the last vision, attended by thousands of people, the Lady proves her reality with a spectacular miracle that is seen by everyone present. Based on actual events at Fatima in the summer of 1917. Written by Molly Malloy <mailcall@bluemarble.net>

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A true story of our time - of wonder and power and inspired greatness, of a young girl whose deep faith and abiding courage lifted the hearts of millions! See more »

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6 November 1952 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Die Heilige von Fatima  »

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Trivia

The principal character in the movie aside from the children, Hugo da Silva, their agnostic, fortune-hunting but lovable friend played by Gilbert Roland, was actually a fictitious person, introduced to soften the impact of a sectarian movie on the wider public. He does not appear in "La Senora de Fatima", the 1951 black-and-white Spanish film version of the story made just prior to this one. See more »

Goofs

When Arturo Dos Santos comes to pick up the children at their home, he drops an ear of corn. As the view shifts to the rear of the scene, he immediately drops the same ear of corn again. See more »

Quotes

Hugo da Silva: [after witnessing the miracle] Only the fool saith "There is no God".
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One of the great films...
6 January 2001 | by (U.S.) – See all my reviews

A copy of this film was given to me as a gift. I would've never thought to have watched this, but all I can say after viewing this is WOW! This film is almost flawless. A great, spiritual story (and a true one), and all the actors are really good, especially the man who plays 'Hugo'. Seek this one out. You won't regret it.


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