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The Apostate (2000)

Michael Angel (original title)
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In San Juan, Puerto Rico, after two gristly murders, the murderer has used the victims' blood to paint the walls by the bodies. An agnostic Jesuit priest, whose brother was the first victim... See full summary »

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Michael Killan
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Uncle Daniel
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Mary (as Bridget Ann White)
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Charlotte
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Father Neil
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Monsignor Manning
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Killan's Mother
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Sheila Masters
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Marcos Quintana
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Suzy Q
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Sean Killan
Jesus M. Alvarez ...
Officer Jesus
Axel Cintrón ...
Officer Angel
Pablo Cunqueiro ...
Brother Juan
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In San Juan, Puerto Rico, after two gristly murders, the murderer has used the victims' blood to paint the walls by the bodies. An agnostic Jesuit priest, whose brother was the first victim, visits the crime scene: look for a talented abstract-expressionist painter who's going through a spiritual crisis and is angry at God, the priest says. The police ask Father Michael to continue to assist them, and he visits Bohemian haunts an artist might frequent. Father Michael's own history unfolds, too: he's a painter, he has an ex-girlfriend in San Juan, and he's attracted to Mary, a life-drawing model. Soon all fingers point to an aging local artist, Lewis Garou. Case closed? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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There's something unholy in the way he kills.


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Rated R for violence, nudity and language | See all certifications »
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5 September 2000 (USA)  »

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$3,400,000 (estimated)
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References Sister Wendy's Story of Painting (1997) See more »

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One of Richard Grieco's best.
31 May 2001 | by (Los Angeles, California USA) – See all my reviews

This is one of Richard Grieco's finest performances. He's totally absent of any actor pretense and totally absorbed into his character. Richard reaches real emotional depths. This film is not for everyone but if you want to see real acting watch this one.


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