Lilies of the Field 1963

An unemployed construction worker (Homer Smith) heading out west stops at a remote farm in the desert to get water when his car overheats. The farm is being worked by a group of East European Catholic nuns, headed by the strict mother superior (Mother Maria), who believes that Homer has been sent by God to build a much needed church in the desert...

Directed by: Ralph Nelson
Runtime:94 minutes
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Tagline:Sidney Poitier as the life-loving ex-GI who one day encounters five nuns escaped from beyond the Berlin Wall...
Cast:
Sidney Poitier
Sidney Poitier
Homer Smith 
Lilia Skala
Lilia Skala
Mother Maria 
Isa Crino
Isa Crino
Sister Agnes 
Lisa Mann
Lisa Mann
Sister Gertrude 
Stanley Adams
Stanley Adams
Juan 
Francesca Jarvis
Francesca Jarvis
Sister Albertine