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The Shoes of the Fisherman

1968 Rated G 2hr 42m

A priest (Anthony Quinn, in an inspired performance) who's spent 20 years in a Siberian labor camp rises to become the first Russian pope in this passionate drama that garnered two Oscar nominations, a Golden Globe nod for Best Picture and a Golden Globe win for Best Original Score. Despite world crisis and the prospect of global nuclear war, the newly elected pope refuses to lose touch with the people. Laurence Olivier co-stars.

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Movie Details

1969 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1969 Academy Award®
  • Best Art Direction nominee
  • Best Music Score nominee
General audiences. All ages admitted.
Screen formats

Widescreen 2.35:1


English, French, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.