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St. Patrick: The Irish Legend (2000)

A young Christian boy attends a druid worship that is attacked by invading Irish tribes. Taken captive, he is taken back to Ireland to become a slave. Enduring many hardships, he finds ... See full summary »

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Robert Hughes
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Credited cast:
Patrick Bergin ... Patrick
Luke Griffin Luke Griffin ... Young Patrick
Alan Bates ... Calpornius
Susannah York ... Concessa
Malcolm McDowell ... Quentin
Eamonn Owens ... Benignus
Chris McHallem Chris McHallem ... Auxilius
Michael Caven Michael Caven ... Iserninus
Stephen Brennan ... Briain
Adam Goodwin Adam Goodwin ... Brother Peter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Byrne Peter Byrne ... Ship Captain
Michael Carven Michael Carven
Ned Dennehy ... Lucet Mael
James Flynn James Flynn ... Eli
Richard Gibson ... Bishop of London
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A young Christian boy attends a druid worship that is attacked by invading Irish tribes. Taken captive, he is taken back to Ireland to become a slave. Enduring many hardships, he finds comfort and eventually salvation in his faith. After several years, he escapes back to England, where he joins a convent to prove his faith. His greatest desire is to return to Ireland to convert the Irish to Christianity. Years later, he is given the opportunity. Upon setting foot on the Irish soil, all snakes are aitomatically driven from the land. He then overcomes many obstacles, including disagreements with the British Cardinal (Malcolm McDowell), to fulfill his destiny and ultimately being given Sainthood. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Heilige der grĂ¼nen Insel See more »

Filming Locations:

Ireland

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Alan Bates was first asked to play Bishop Quentin. See more »

Goofs

Lucet Mael Puts Poison In The Right Chalice. In The Next Scene He Serves Patrick The Chalice In His Left Hand. See more »

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My family loved this movie
3 January 2007 | by wittenextraSee all my reviews

I want to put in a good word for this movie. I watched it with my family, including husband, sons 19 and 17, and daughter 13. We all enjoyed it. The plot moves along, characters are well developed, and the important events of St. Patrick's life are covered with reasonable accuracy. The movie avoids getting bogged down in confusing historical details.

Several miracles/legends are depicted by special effects that may seem out of place to some viewers, but they are all famous legends told about St. Patrick. (eg. his banishing of snakes from Ireland)

I bought some DVDs not locally available for rent this Christmas, and thought I'd list my three favorites for others who are looking for something other than the usual Hollywood fare. 1.St. Patrick the Irish Legend (I really liked it that much!) 2. Ushpizin (Award winning Israeli film with English subtitles) 3. The Way Home (Award winning Korean film with English subtitles)


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