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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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Credited cast:
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Padre Pio da Pietrelcina / Francesco Forgione
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sergio Albelli ...
Il Viandante
Pietro Biondi
Gianni Bonagura ...
Padre Benedetto
Andrea Buscemi ...
Superiore
Raffaele Castria ...
Padre Agostino
Roberto Chevalier ...
Padre Agostino Gemelli
Tosca D'Aquino ...
Lea Padovani
Mario Erpichini
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Emanuele Brunatto
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Francesco (16 years old)
Lorenza Indovina ...
Cleonice
Flavio Insinna ...
Padre Paolino
Adolfo Lastretti ...
Padre Raffaele
Camillo Milli ...
Monsignor Pannullo
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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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16 December 2012 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

delicate. powerful. beautiful. touching. drawing of a story. confession of a great man. ladder of a life in which God is never ending presence. chronicle of an intense fight. against Evil. against yourself. and collection of miracles. ordinaries miracles. because the virtue of film is courage to be honest. to not create an eulogy or a fresco. do not transform all in a religious show but only in a testimony about an Italian monk as suggest for transformation of existence, to search and conquer its profound sense. a film about roots and force of growing - up. or, only a love letter. sure, it is difficult for an Orthodox as me to understand a Catholic saint. and this is important in this case. because , far to be propaganda, only propaganda, it is subtle portrait of a sacrifice with universal nuances.


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