- 1h 39m
Jack Lemmon gives one of the most pivotal performances of his career in this gripping, heartfelt and inspiring look at two men’s struggles to speak to the hearts and souls of their parishioners. Father Farley (Lemmon) is a prominent and easygoing Roman Catholic rector who has always maintained good standing in the Church by never taking a stand on crucial matters. When he’s asked to mentor a rebellious young seminarian (Zeljko Ivanek), Father Farley finds himself in the uncomfortable position of defending his own calling to the Church, his beliefs on redemption and his personal issues from the past. Filled with unforgettable, powerful performances, Mass Appeal is an insightful look at the spiritual and ethical questions we must all face, regardless of background or religion.
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- Release Date:December 14, 1984
- Audio Format:Stereo
- Screen Pass Eligible:Yes
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