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Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)
"Fratello sole, sorella luna" (original title)

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This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope, including his friendship with St. Clare.

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This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope, including his friendship with St. Clare. Written by Ed Cannon <ecannon@mail.utexas.edu>

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A Motion Picture That Celebrates The Timeless Joy of Original Innocence


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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Film debut of Peter Firth. See more »

Goofs

Francis is shown part way down the roof line when he picks up the bird, but without walking any further, he is at the end of the roof when he lets it go. See more »

Quotes

Giacondo: God himself had come down from heaven to talk to him?
Silvestro: God has spoken to lots of people sometimes
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Version of The Flowers of St. Francis (1950) See more »

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Preghiera semplice
(Riz Ortolani-Benjamin)
Sung by Claudio Baglioni
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I would highly recommend this movie to anyone who has doubts based on Roman Catholicism, is mentally upset, seeking inner peace, seminarians, those who have received the Calling & just anyone who would care to take the time to dig up this movie & watch it. This movie has inspired me a lot, more than i can ever imagine, because it compelled me to become a Priest not once, but THRICE!!! This is truly an awesome masterpiece, but can surely be regarded as one of the unsung heroes, where movies are concerned. This movie takes you to a place far away from the troubles & anxieties of the present. I'm inspired by it, I know you will too... Plz don't hesitate to contact me, my e-mail address is adrian_da_dane2000@yahoo.co.uk


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