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Broken Vows (1987)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Mystery | Romance  -  28 January 1987 (USA)
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A ghetto priest has doubts about his calling and when he gives the last rites to a murder victim, he decides to help the man's girlfriend find his killers.

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Pater Joseph McMahon
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Nana Marie 'Nim' Fitzpatrick
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Detective Mulligan
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Monsignor Casey
David Groh ...
Michael Drumm
Madeleine Sherwood ...
Mrs. Chase
Jean De Baer ...
Gene Drumm
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Stuart Chase
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Maureen Phelan
Peter Crombie ...
Dan Phelan
Anthony LaGuerre ...
Carlos
Sylvia Short ...
Miss Lalor
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Father Purdy
Andrew Nichols ...
Boy in Confession
Joseph Drblik ...
Conductor
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When Father Joseph Hennessey visits the home of one of his parishioners to offer last rights,he becomes embroiled in a plot which ultimately shakes his faith to its very foundation. Intrigued by the dying man's mention of "Nim," and fascinated by the man's saintly demeanor, Father Joseph's curiosity is redoubled when a beautiful young woman enters his church to question the young priest about the deceased man. Father Joseph and the woman, whom he discovers to be the "Nim" in question, embark upon an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the man's death. They discover that the man was clearly murdered, that he was a celebrated artist, that he had several aliases, and that his work was particularly revered by two shady gallery owners. However, more shocking than any of the revelations is the discovery that the young woman and Father Joseph are falling in love. Father Joseph's commitment to his church has always been unflagging. He is now thrown into a crisis of faith, ... Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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Predictable Tripe
30 November 2001 | by (US) – See all my reviews

This worthless movie was obviously created by someone who doesn't know enough about the priesthood to condemn it as much as they do. Falling back on every cliche about the priesthood they could muster, all the people who made this movie do is succeed in irritating and preaching with a type of blind passion that they condemn in the Church. I wish I never would have paid the $2.50 to rent it.


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