Genre: COMEDY / DRAMA
Release Dates: 1963
Trailers: Windows Media
Homer Smith (Sidney Poitier), an unemployed construction worker heading west stops at a remote farm in the desert to get water when his car overheats. The farm is being run by a group of East European Catholic nuns, headed by the strict mother superior (Lilia Scala), who believes that Homer has been sent by God to build a much needed church for the nuns, in the desert.
Crew: Ralph Nelson (Director); James Poe (Screenplay); Based on the novel by William E. Barrett
Cast: Sidney Poitier as Homer Smith, Lilia Skala as Mother Superior Maria, Lisa Mann as Sister Gertrude, Isa Crino as Sister Agnes, Francesca Jarvis as Sister Albertine, Pamela Branch as Sister Elizabeth, Stanley Adams as Juan, (Cafe Owner), Dan Frazer as Father Murphy
Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment