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Aimee Semple McPherson (2006)

PG | | Biography, Drama | January 2006 (USA)
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A feature film about the life of Aimee Semple McPherson, the famed evangelist of the 1920s.

Director:

Richard Rossi

Writer:

Richard Rossi
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mimi Michaels ... Aimee Semple McPherson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Laura Anderson Laura Anderson ... Leita Mae
Carl Ballantine ... Realtor in China
Teres Byrne ... Minnie Kennedy
Kiera Chaplin ... Myrtle Ste. Pierre
Barbara Kerr Condon ... Sister Maria
Angela de Malignon Angela de Malignon ... Speakeasy dancer
Etienne Eckert ... Emma Shaffer
Linda Fitak Linda Fitak ... Speakeasy Dancer
Michael Gier ... Captain Klein
Joe Gonzalez Joe Gonzalez ... Ralph Jordan
Charles Gorgano ... Asa Keyes
JoAnn Green JoAnn Green ... Waitress
Melissa Greenfield ... Louise Weick
Rance Howard ... James Kennedy
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Storyline

Aimee McPherson drew thousands to her Hollywood Temple, healing the sick, speaking in tongues, and raising the dead. She even stopped the rain in Kansas. Until, the miracles stopped in 1926 when she mysteriously disappeared. The film poignantly addresses her search for love. She could heal the multitudes, but she could not heal her own broken heart. Written by Jack Bernstein

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Sometimes the greatest battle is between flesh and spirit.

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements, brief language and smoking
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Trivia

The speakeasy where David Hutton gives a sermon and collects money from the prostitutes is actually the 1920s speakeasy where the events occurred; it is located on Hollywood Blvd. See more »

Goofs

When the D.A. gives his opening statement in Sister Aimee's trial, there is a large map on the wall behind him that clearly says, "Kern County, California." Her trial took place in Los Angeles County. Richard Rossi was given free use of a courthouse in Bakersfield (Kern County) by a judge who was kindly disposed toward the project and allowed free shooting on a Saturday. See more »

Quotes

David Hutton: I'll show Sister Aimee heaven all night long.
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Connections

Version of The Disappearance of Aimee (1976) See more »

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Cuts to the Soul!
12 August 2005 | by singerlizzSee all my reviews

Richard Rossi has produced a captivating spiritual film that cuts right into your soul and challenges our traditional stereotypes of religious leaders. I admire his perseverance in making this beautiful movie and it was compeling that he showed several facets of Aimee including, preacher, daughter, mother, wife and being human. Rossi portrays Ms. McPhearson with godly fire, passion and an unyielding love for God, but at the same time showing sensual,tender, sad and confused human emotions which all of us have experienced in one way or another. "Aimee Semple McPhearson" was touching, moving and caused me to weep in some parts of the movie. GREAT movie with various twists!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sister Aimee: The Aimee Semple McPherson Story See more »

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Budget:

$5,000 (estimated)
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