PG | | Biography, Drama
The true story of the nineteenth century priest who volunteered to go to the island of Molokai, to console and care for the lepers.
Leo McKern's final credited movie role. He makes an uncredited appearance in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001).
No, I want it true. I beg you, let me give you the last rites.
William Williamson: You're stubborn, Damien. No. I'm the one that got away. Don't worry, I'll say a good word for you on the other side.
The opening credits play over a scene of men on horseback with dogs searching a native village for lepers who have been hidden away by their families.
English, Latin, Hawaiian, French