The Shoes of the Fisherman

The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968)


Metropolitan Archbishop Lakota of L'viv, freed after twenty years in the Soviet Gulag, travels to Rome where circumstances conspire to see him elevated to the Papacy. Inspired by the life story of Ukrainian Catholic Cardinal Josyf Slipyj,

Director: Michael Anderson
Writers: John Patrick, James Kennaway.

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Score: 4.6/10 from 5 votes
Release Date: 1968-01-01
Status: Released
Run time: 156 min / 2:36
Production Company : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Production Country: United States of America


Anthony Quinn
as Kiril Lakota
Oskar Werner
as Fr. David Telemond
Laurence Olivier
as Piotr Ilyich Kamenev
Vittorio De Sica
as Cardinal Rinaldi
David Janssen
Leo McKern
as Cardinal Leone
John Gielgud
as The Elder pope
Barbara Jefford
as Dr. Ruth Faber
Rosemary Dexter
as Chiara
Frank Finlay
as Igor Bounin


Directing Michael Anderson Director
Writing John Patrick Screenplay
Writing James Kennaway Screenplay

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