About

A Southerner--young, poor, ambitious but uneducated--determines to become something in the world. He decides that the best way to do that is to become a preacher and start up his own church.

7.2
13
Directed by

John Huston

Written by

Flannery O'Connor (Novel)
Benedict Fitzgerald (Screenplay)
Michael Fitzgerald (Screenplay)

Runtime

106 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

An American Masterpiece!

Cast

Keywords

based on novel or book southern usa christianity blindness redemption preacher

Lists

#80 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss