PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery
A Catholic school principal questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student.
Jimmy Hurley is based on John Patrick Shanley. Everything that he does at the beginning of the movie are the same things Shanley did as a boy.
Jimmy? Come on! You're serving today.
(at around 3 mins) In the beginning, an altar boy "fires up" the thurible (incense burner) in the sacristy before Mass. Incense would only be used at a solemn High Mass, not the Low Mass shown.
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