Set in the Spain of 1680, a time of torture and interrogation by the Grand Inquisitor. A young man appears that is healing the sick and raising the dead. There are rumours that he might be the second coming of the Messiah. He is brought before the Grand Inquisitor. Though questioned and tortured, he chooses to remain silent. Written by
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The film is based on "The Legend of the Grand Inquisitor", a short story that figures prominently in Dostoyevsky's novel "The Brothers Karamazov". The story was completely omitted from MGM's 1958 film version of Dostoyevsky's novel. See more