5.3/10
214
11 user

The Patron Saint of Liars (1998)

A woman runs away from her husband when she discovers she is pregnant, going to a Catholic school for girls, where she meets and marries another man, who raises the child as his own. ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (teleplay)
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Resurrection (TV Movie 1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

After a woman is crippled in an auto accident which killed her husband, she suddenly develops the powers to heal. First she uses the power to heal herself and then turns to others. However,... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal
Stars: Dana Delany, Brenda Fricker, Nick Chinlund
Shattered Mind (TV Movie 1996)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Heather Locklear stars in this psychological thriller as a woman who is racked by multiple personalities and confronts a horrifying past of dark secrets buried a long time ago. When her ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal
Stars: Heather Locklear, François Chau, John Walter Davis
Sirens (TV Movie 1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A white woman relentlessly seeks justice against two racist policemen who accidentally killed her black ex-husband and had their department cover it up.

Director: John Sacret Young
Stars: Dana Delany, Keith Carradine, Justin Theroux
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A group of high school friends starts a rock band during the 1950's. The band gets popular and the labels approach them with their own ideas about the direction the band should take next. Will their pressure tear the band apart?

Director: Mike Robe
Stars: Bonnie Somerville, Brad Hawkins, Kathy Baker
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A detective falls for the man she's supposed to be investigating; dire complications follow.

Director: Lyndon Chubbuck
Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Rebecca De Mornay, Dana Delany
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Margaret Sanger, a nurse who, in 1914, became a pioneering crusader for women's reproductive rights after she published a booklet on birth control techniques that flew in the face of a law ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Shapiro
Stars: Dana Delany, Henry Czerny, Rod Steiger
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A Photographer has a single evening to find ten magical photographs or else he stands to lose everything that is important to him.

Director: Jeremy Stein
Stars: Reg Rogers, Tina Holmes, Anthony Michael Hall
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Rose Cleardon Abbott
...
Sister Evangeline
...
Son
...
Mother Corrine
Nancy Moore Atchison ...
Cecilia (age 15)
...
Sister Bernadette
...
Beatrice
...
Angie
...
Thomas Cleardon
...
Lorraine Thomas
Mary-Joan Negro ...
Mrs. Stanton
...
June Clatterbuck
Anthony Mockus Sr. ...
Father O'Donnell
Brett Pryor ...
Joseph Clatterbuck
Daria Sanford ...
Ann Clatterbuck
Edit

Storyline

A woman runs away from her husband when she discovers she is pregnant, going to a Catholic school for girls, where she meets and marries another man, who raises the child as his own. Meanwhile, the first husband spends 15 years searching for his wife. Written by Bill Hensley <Bill.Hensley@trw.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on novel | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 April 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Miracle of the Spring  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
It is Unanimous
16 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Another voice added to the comment choir. This is a pretty awful movie that allows one to wander the house, do laundry, read a book (even the book upon which the movie is based) and still be bored with it (the movie that is). Add my vote to those who hated the lead character. She isn't presented as a patron saint but more of an excellent liar and fairly worthless character. People like Rose may have a few screws loose or lost but whatever the reason for her behavior, I can't work up the empathy to care. Gist of review: Sticking with this movie is like watching the wrong shade of paint dry on your walls so you can finally repaint with a better color. Fortunately, viewers can avoid the wait by just changing the channel.


5 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?