Lilies of the Field (1963)
Director: Ralph Nelson
Writer(s): James Poe (screenplay), William E. Barrett (novel)
Starring: Sidney Poitier, Lilia Skala, Lisa Mann, Isa Crino, Francesca Jarvis, Pamela Branch, Stanley Adams, Dan Frazer, Bobby Driscoll, Ralph Nelson
Synopsis: A traveling handyman becomes the answer to the prayers of nuns who wish to build a chapel in the desert.
Release Date: October 1, 1963 (USA) | Length: 94 min | Genre: Drama | MPAA Rating: Unrated
Note: Premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival in June 1963. Above is the US theatrical release date. Also known as “The Lilies of the Field”.