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Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story (1996)

PG-13  |   |  Biography, Drama  |  27 September 1996 (USA)
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The phrase "entertaining angels" refers to the practice of treating all guests--be they kings or peasants--as if they were visiting angels. This is the challenge for all humble Christians and the one Dorothy Day rises to meet. Written by B.D. Cruz

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No force could sway her. No fear could stop her.

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Rated PG-13 for a range of thematic elements, some sensuality and brief language | See all certifications »
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Inspiring! Moving! Excellent!
8 July 1999 | by (New Bedford, MA) – See all my reviews

Entertaining Angels goes through the hard life of the converted Catholic Workers Movement leader Dorothy Day, portrayed by the extremely talented Moira Kelly. This movie is great even for people who don't know who Dorothy Day is. This movie is very excellent. If you like this movie you will probably like the Emmy nominated CBS movie Joan of Arc ( Peter O'Toole and Leelee Sobieski), and the Zeffirelli film Brother Sun, Sister Moon.


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