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Magdalene (1988)

Father Joseph Mohr, a newly appointed priest in the town of Oberndorf (near Salzburg), meets the beautiful prostitute Magdalene. He struggles to change her situation and make a new life for... See full summary »

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Father Joseph Mohr
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Magdalene
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Baron von Seidl
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Prior
Cyrus Elias ...
Franz Gruber
Katharina Böhm ...
Helga
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Archbishop
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Janza
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Father Noessler
William Carr Hickey ...
Rudolf
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Anna
Max Tidof ...
Robert
Karina Szulc ...
Elisabeth
Ralf Weikinger ...
Baader
Ulrich Günther ...
Hans
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Father Joseph Mohr, a newly appointed priest in the town of Oberndorf (near Salzburg), meets the beautiful prostitute Magdalene. He struggles to change her situation and make a new life for her, and while doing so, they fall in love. Mohr struggles with his feelings for her, versus his commitment to God. Meanwhile, the Prior, Mohr's superior, whose corrupt dealings with the Baron von Seidl are threatened by Mohr's integrity and honesty, works (unsuccessfully) to falsely accuse Mohr of sexual misconduct with Magdalene, and thereby remove him from office. Meanwhile, Mohr and local schoolteacher Franz Gruber compose the hymn "Silent Night". Written by Brian C. Madsen <bcmmovies@earthlink.net>

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When temptation breaks all the rules. See more »

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25 November 1989 (South Korea)  »

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Silent Night  »

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Anthony Quayle was a late replacement for Trevor Howard, who had to bow out due to illness. See more »

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