R | | Drama, Romance
In mid-1800s England, Oscar is a young Anglican priest, a misfit and an outcast, but with the soul of an angel. As a boy, even though from a strict Pentecostal family, he felt God told him ... See full summary »
At the end of the movie, Oscar and Miriam's son is christened Oscar Theophilus Peter. Theophilus is Oscar's father, and Peter Carey is the writer of the original novel.
I dare not hope, and yet I must that through this deed I gain your trust.
In that the Pentecostal Church / Movement came into existence in 1906, it would be impossible for "Oscar" to have grown up in a "Pentecostal" home.
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