The Apostle

The Apostle

DVD - 2003 | Collector's ed.
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When Sonny, a beloved Southern preacher, loses control and commits a crime of passion, he is forced to run from the law and hide out in the small town of Bayou Boutte.
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Home Video, [2003]
Edition: Collector's ed.
ISBN: 9780783279725
0783279728
Branch Call Number: Fic
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (134 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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akirakato
Aug 04, 2020

A story of a Pentecostal preacher from Texas, who asks for a way to see reason in calamity after his cheating wife has stolen his church from him and he has beaten up her lover---a young minister. Although Duvall wanted to get this movie made so long, the major studios turned him down . I can see why they did so because the story doesn't interest me.
So Duvall had to write, direct and star in this film, and round up the financing himself.
Well..., it simply seems like a peculiarly personal project.

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1aa
Oct 29, 2019

There is so much to this film that if its story elements were developed it could have turned into a miniseries; its starts as a rich drama and becomes what is essentially a character study - the character is certainly interesting enough.

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Dalex_64
Nov 21, 2014

Great performance by Duvall.
A "feel good" movie.

sofiasofiasofia Oct 05, 2012

Duvall at his best!

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