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John Huston

Wise Blood

Edition 1980
106' - 1979 - Drama, Comedy - Dialogue: English
Director: John Huston Composer: Alex North With: John Huston, Brad Dourif, Dan Shor
US Army war veteran Hazel Motes may not be a believing Christian, somehow observations like the state of a run-down country church, meeting the ridiculous frauds on the streets and memories inspire him to take up, after initially fierce refusal, the part of a traveling preacher when a cab driver insists he looks like one in his new hat. He starts his own new Church of Truth, without the crucified Jesus, his first disciple being an 18-year old simpleton with a 'prophetic gift'...

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Credits

Director

John Huston

Composer

Alex North

With

John Huston, Brad Dourif, Dan Shor

Scenario

Benedict Fitzgerald, Michael Fitzgerald

Director of Photography

Gerry Fisher

Editor

Roberto Silvi

Producer

Kathy Fitzgerald, Michael Fitzgerald

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United States of America

Screenplay based on

"Wise Blood" (Flannery O'Connor)

Year

1979

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