EN - Damien tells the true story of Father Damien, the renowned priest who risked his life to help establish a colony of lepers on the Hawaiian islands in 1872 and who became the subject of political and religious controversy. Father Damien can be described as a frontier hero : strong, commanding, and charming everyone with his exceptional ability to overcome obstacles. With his flair for leadership, he brought discipline to a community that initially resisted him.

FR - Damien raconte la vraie histoire de Père Damien, le prêtre renommé qui risqua sa vie pour aider à établir une colonie de lépreux sur l’île d’Hawaï en 1872 et qui fit l’objet d’une controverse politique et religieuse. Père Damien peut être décrit comme un héro sans frontière : fort, dominant et charmant tout le monde avec son habilité exceptionnelle à surmonter les obstacles. Grâce à son sens du commandement, il apporta de la discipline à une communauté qui, initialement, lui résistait.

Info

Title Molokai - The Story of Father Damien
Original language English
Status Completed
Category Features
Year 1999

Credits

Cast David Wenham, Kate Ceberano, Chris haywood, Derek Jacobi, Alice Krige, Kris Kristofferson, Leo McKern, Sam Neill, Peter O’Toole, Tom Wilkinson, Aden Young
Photography Nino Martinetti
Editing Ludo Troch, John Scott, Kristina Hamilton
Music Paul Grabowski

Technical specs

Running time film 120'
Release format 35 mm

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Short info

Director Paul Cox
Producers
Writers John Briley
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