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LILIES OF THE FIELD

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Directed by Ralph Nelson
United States, 1963
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

An unemployed construction worker stops at a remote farm in the desert when his car overheats. The farm is being worked by a group of Catholic nuns, headed by the strict mother superior, who believes that Homer has been sent by God to build a much needed church.

Synopsis

An unemployed construction worker stops at a remote farm in the desert when his car overheats. The farm is being worked by a group of Catholic nuns, headed by the strict mother superior, who believes that Homer has been sent by God to build a much needed church.

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Lilies of the FieldDirected byRalph Nelson

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
1963 | 3 wins including: Interfilm Award
1963 | Honorable Mention: Best Feature Film Suitable for Young People (Youth Film Award)
Academy Awards
1964 | Winner: Best Actor in a Leading Role
1964 | 4 nominations including: Best Picture
National Board of Review
1963 | Winner: Top Ten Films
BAFTA Awards
1965 | 2 nominations including: Best Foreign Actor

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