Broken Vows

A priest who falls in love and doubts his beliefs and needs time to understand how he really feels.

Broken Vows (1987)

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When Father Joseph Hennessey visits the home of one of his parishioners to offer last rights,he becomes embroiled in a plot which ultimately shakes his faith to its very foundation. Intrigued by the dying man's mention of "Nim," and fascinated by the man's saintly demeanor, Father Joseph's curiosity is redoubled when a beautiful young woman enters his church to question the young priest about the deceased man. Father Joseph and the woman, whom he discovers to be the "Nim" in question, embark upon an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the man's death.

Director: Jud Taylor

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Score: 2.3/10 from 2 votes
Release Date: 1987-01-28
Status: Released
Run time: 95 min / 1:35
Production Companies : RHI Entertainment, Brademan Self Productions
Production Countries: Canada, United States of America


Tommy Lee Jones
as Pater Joseph McMahon
Annette O'Toole
as Nana Marie 'Nim' Fitzpatrick
M. Emmet Walsh
as Detective Mulligan
Frances Fisher
as Maureen Phelan
Milo O'Shea
as Monsignor Casey
David Groh
as Michael Drumm
Madeleine Sherwood
as Mrs. Chase
Jean De Baer
as Gene Drumm
David Strathairn
as Stuart Chase


Writing Ivan Davis Writer
Writing Dorothy Salisbury Davis Novel
Directing Jud Taylor Director

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