Not Rated | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
In 17th century Italy, a simple and clumsy young man joins a Franciscan order, pursues full priesthood and performs a miracle that eventually ensures his sainthood.
Maximilien Schell's favourite film.
The senseless man seeks in vain for wisdom. Proverbs: 14.
Father Giovanni: True. But the fear of the Lord is training for wisdom, and humility goes before honors. Proverbs: 15.
Closing Credits: "Giuseppe Desa of Cupertino was proclaimed a Saint by Pope Clement XIII on July 16th, 1767"