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Summer of Sam

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From Stanley Kramer, the acclaimed director of On the Beach, Inherit the Wind, Judgment at Nuremberg, Ship of Fools, The Defiant Ones and It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World, comes The Runner Stumbles, the final film in the legendary filmmaker’s career. Television and screen legend Dick Van Dyke (Mary Poppins, The Dick Van Dyke Show) stars in this moving and powerful drama about a priest accused of murdering the nun with whom he had fallen in love. Inspired by a real-life murder case, the story focuses on Father Rivard (Van Dyke), a priest banished to a dreary, poverty-stricken coal mining town for his radical views. His life is suddenly changed by the arrival of Sister Rita (Kathleen Quinlan, Warning Signs, Breakdown), a vivacious young nun who immediately sets the town talking with her open, unorthodox behavior. But soon talk turns to vicious gossip and tragedy as the self-righteous townsfolk come to believe the love between the nun and the priest is more than just spiritual. Maureen Stapleton (Reds), Beau Bridges (The Landlord), Ray Bolger (The Wizard of Oz) and Tammy Grimes (Play It as It Lays) co-star in this compelling, intelligent and ambitious film that expertly builds to its surprising ending.

 

Description

  • FEAR CITY – New Interview with John Leguizamo
  • Audio Commentary by Director Spike Lee and Actor John Leguizamo
  • Optional English Subtitles
  • Trailers
  • Year: 1999
    Running Time: 142
    Color Type: Color
    Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
    Country: U.S.
    Language: English

Label: Kino Lorber

Actors:

John Leguizamo
Adrien Brody
Mira Sorvino
Bebe Neuwirth
Ben Gazzara
Jennifer Esposito
Michael Rispoli
Patti LuPone
Mike Starr
Anthony LaPaglia

Directed by Spike Lee

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