The true story of the 19th century priest who volunteered to go to the island of Molokai, to console and care for the lepers.
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Rated PG for thematic elements, some violence, brief sensuality and mild language
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17 March 1999 (Belgium)
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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No, I want it true. I beg you, let me give you the last rites.
You're stubborn, Damien. No. I'm the one that got away. Don't worry, I'll say a good word for you on the other side.
The opening credits play over a scene of men on horseback with dogs searching a native village for lepers who have been hidden away by their families. See more
O Christmas Tree
(or "O Tannenbaum")
Traditional tune, lyrics by Ernst Anschütz
[Incorrectly credited as written by Ernst Anschütz
Sung during the Christmas service See more