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Broken Vows (1987)  link to Broken Vows on IMDb  

Number: 174

poster Broken Vows

IMDb Rating:
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5.7/10 (188 votes)

Country: USA, 95 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Romance, Mystery

Director(s): Jud Taylor

When Father Joseph Hennessey visits the home of one of his parishioners to offer last rights,he becomes embroiled in a plot which ultimately shakes his faith to its very foundation. Intrigued by the dying man's mention of "Nim," and fascinated by the man's saintly demeanor, Father Joseph's curiosity is redoubled when a beautiful young woman enters his church to question the young priest about the deceased man. Father Joseph and the woman, whom he discovers to be the "Nim" in question, embark upon an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the man's death. They discover that the man was clearly murdered, that he was a celebrated artist, that he had several aliases, and that his work was particularly revered by two shady gallery owners. However, more shocking than any of the revelations is the discovery that the young woman and Father Joseph are falling in love. Father Joseph's commitment to his church has always been unflagging. He is now thrown into a crisis of faith, ...


photo Tommy Lee Jones Tommy Lee Jones Pater Joseph McMahon
photo Annette O'Toole Annette O'Toole Nana Marie 'Nim' Fitzpatrick
photo M. Emmet Walsh M. Emmet Walsh Detective Mulligan
photo Milo O'Shea Milo O'Shea Monsignor Casey
photo David Groh David Groh Michael Drumm

Medium: Unknown,

Location: c2p19

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 4:3