In 1981 in Medjugorje (BA), a group of kids claim that Virgin Mary appeared to them on a hill. The local priest believes them and spreads the word. Religious tourism blossoms. The communist government is concerned and arrests the priest.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Father Jozo Zovko
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Milan Vukovic
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Sister Fabijana Zovko
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Miodrag Dobrovic
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father Ferdo Vlasic
Ray Girardin ...
father Zrinko Cuvalo
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Monsignor
Tony Zazula ...
prosecutor Govanovic
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judge Marulic
Angelo Santiago ...
Vlado Palic
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major Stovic
Zlatko Crnkovic ...
Zoran Rankovic
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Mirko Boman ...
Juror
Slavko Brankov ...
2nd Jail Guard
Ivan Brkic ...
1st Jail Guard
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In 1981 in Medjugorje (BA), a group of kids claim that Virgin Mary appeared to them on a hill. The local priest believes them and spreads the word. Religious tourism blossoms. The communist government is concerned and arrests the priest.

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True story of miracles at Medjugorje See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for scenes of political persecution and mild language
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Release Date:

13 October 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gospa. El milagro de Medjugorje  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$381,804 (USA)
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Film had premiere in Radio City Music Hall in New York, which was paid $120.000 for that one night, where more than 5.000 people saw the film for the first time. See more »

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Could have been better
4 February 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am Catholic and I have heard about Medjougorje for a long time. I thought this film could have been a lot better. Martin Sheen and Michael York did as good as they could given the weak script.

Morgan Fairchild's character did not add anything to the story. Some of the acting by the extras was so bad it was laughable. The story was a worthwhile story to be made into a film but this was a failure, though not a complete one. The courtroom scenes were the most compelling part of the film. This film was a U.S.-Croation production. I think it would have been better if it was a Croation production with Croation actors speaking the language with subtitles. And of course a better script

would have been good. The other thing the film should have mentioned but did not was that the supposed apparitions of the Virgin Mary at Medjougorje has not been approved by the Catholic Church and is still under investigation.


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