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Padre Pio (2000)

TV Movie  |   |  Biography, Drama  |  17 April 2000 (Italy)
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The poor Italian peasant boy Francesco already has visions of Jesus and Mary as a child, but the Devil visits him too. He, Francesco, is quite certain that he will become a priest. After ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Padre Pio da Pietrelcina / Francesco Forgione
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Visitatore / The Inquisitor
Lorenza Indovina ...
Cleonice
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Emanuele Brunatto
Flavio Insinna ...
Padre Paolino
Raffaele Castria ...
Padre Agostino
Anita Zagaria ...
Mamma Peppa - Pio's Mother
Adolfo Lastretti ...
Padre Raffaele
Andrea Buscemi ...
Superiore
Renato Marchetti ...
Padre Pellegrino
Pietro Biondi ...
Alto Prelato
Gianni Bonagura ...
Padre Benedetto
Severino Saltarelli ...
Satan
Franco Trevisi ...
Monsignor Gagliardi
Fabio Bussotti ...
Brother Camillo
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The poor Italian peasant boy Francesco already has visions of Jesus and Mary as a child, but the Devil visits him too. He, Francesco, is quite certain that he will become a priest. After entering the Capuchin Order it becomes clear that Padre Pio (his new name) has powers which can not be explained rationally: he heals the sick, knows the names, problems and future of complete strangers. His prophesies the then unknown young Karol Wojtyla that he will become Pope one day. Padre Pio's charity and extatic prayers make an great impression on the people. In 1918 the Wounds of Christ appear on his hands and feet- Padre Pio carries the stigmata. His followers multiply, and the cult that grows up arround him makes his holy order and the Vatican uneasy. Many within the church consider him to be an hysteric or a trickster, since he only shows his wounds the one time when they first appeared. Padre Pio suffers reprisals, he is no longer allowed to carry out his role as a priest. The ordinary ... Written by Anonymous

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The Priest Who Bore the Wounds of Christ

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Great Person, Great Movie.
15 April 2004 | by (Veracruz, México) – See all my reviews

I've seen this movie and I have to tell its a master piece. I didnt want it to finish because it is so good. It shows momments of the life of St.Padre Pio. The actor is so good, he looks just like the real man. I've read his life and a lot of things of the books are in this movie. Obviously not all his miracles are in the movie cause it would be like a 10 hours movie. But the movie is very good.

The only problem is that it's very hard to find, I've seen it in AE MUNDO channel a couple of times, but Im looking for the DVD everywhere. If anyone knows where to find it, please write me an email.

Thanks


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