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Jeremy Sisto is fantastic as a priest who may not believe in all of the church's rules but personifies its better aspects of love, sacrifice and charity. Kristin Chenoweth shows a touching serious side and major league acting chops in a role with relatively few spoken lines but an unforgettable presence. Brian Baumgartner is comic relief as a priest in a prosperous suburban church who is "taken care of in the manner in which he is accustomed". Mr. Baumgartner is able to use his comic improv talents which are often supressed in his usual gig on "The Office".
I highly recommend this movie.
There are basically two main parallel story lines, as John's harried attempts to find Linda plays alongside Linda's methodical approach to her birthday and its significance. John's search for Linda is tinged with humor as he finds himself exploring some rather dubious areas, such as the red light district and a porn establishment. This predictably lands him in trouble with the Archbishop, and his one ally in the church is another priest, Fr Ralph (Brain Baumgartner) from a more affluent parish. John's relationship with his fellow parishioners are also explored, especially with a jobless African American man who is enlisted in the search efforts for Linda. Both Jeremy Sisto and Kristin Chenoweth bring a measure of depth and credibility to their respective roles and the rest of the cast are also well-played.Read more ›
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Meh. Kristin Chenoweth plays a high-price call girl who confesses to a priest (Jeremy Sisto) that she plans to kill herself. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Transcendental Thomist
One of my favorite movies by local director/writer Patrick Coyle. Makes even Minneapolis look seedy!Published 9 months ago by Nanette L. Stearns
A fine film that surprisingly presents a vivid picture of the everyday life of the pastor of an inner city parish. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Gene Barrette
This is one of those rare films that inspire the kind of conversations you'd normally save for bookclub. Felt this was one where art was imitating life...Published 15 months ago by Michelle M.
Worthwhile to watch. Has moral and spiritual lessons. Good acting by the cast. Good cinematography. I enjoyed it.Published 16 months ago by MPM
This was very interesting especially since one of the players in the movie is a close friend of mine.Published 16 months ago by Anthony G Tompkins
...and foray into the life and times of a priest in a Catholic parish and his journey to help someone in dire need. Read morePublished 16 months ago by John H.