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Diary of a City Priest (2001)

PG-13 | | Drama | 19 January 2001 (USA)
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David Morse plays Father John McNamee, a catholic priest who accepts a position at an inner-city church. The film begins with Father McNamee as he starts his new job and follows the priest ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
... Father John McNamee
Thomas Ryan ... Father Dave Hagan
Philip Goodwin ... St. Francis of Assisi
... St. Therese
Robert Sella ... St. Malachy
Judy Bauerlein ... Sister Mary
... Sister Grace
... Ivey
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Zuri Alexander ... Cop (as Audrey Kelley)
... Crazed Man - Addict
... Ethan
Nancy Ding ... Loving Couple
J.D. Jackson ... Kurt
Christopher Kadish
... Young Father Dave Hagan
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David Morse plays Father John McNamee, a catholic priest who accepts a position at an inner-city church. The film begins with Father McNamee as he starts his new job and follows the priest through his struggles in adapting to his new surroundings. Based on a true story. Written by Anonymous

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Sometimes the only true struggle is the one within.

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Rated PG-13 for brief language | See all certifications »
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The movie is much better the second time around.
25 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

The first time I watched it seemed slow. I thought it was professionally done, and David Morse, as always, was solid.

The second time around it was simply moving. It's worth the effort to slow yourself down, and empathize with David Morse's character.


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