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The Apostle

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6.6
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Original title
The Apostle
Year
Running time
134 min.
Country
United States United States
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Genre
Drama | Religion. Southern Gothic
Synopsis
Eulis 'Sonny' Dewey is a preacher from Texas living a happy life with his beautiful wife Jessie. Suddenly his stable world crumbles: Jessie is having an affair with young minister Horace. Sonny gets enraged and hits Horace with a softball bat, putting him into a coma. After that he leaves town, takes a new name, 'Apostle E.F.' and goes to Louisiana. There he starts to work as a mechanic for local radio station owner Elmo, and Elmo lets him preach on the radio. E.F. starts to preach everywhere: on the radio, on the streets, and with his new friend, Reverend Blackwell he starts a campaign to renovate an old church.
Awards
1997: Oscar: Nominated for Best Actor (Robert Duvall)
1997: Reconocimiento Special of National Board of Review
1997: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Actor (Robert Duvall)
1997: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Actor (Robert Duvall)
1997: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Film, Best Director, Actor (Duvall). 6 Nominations
1997: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nominated for Best Actor (Robert Duvall)
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The Apostle
1997
Robert Duvall
6.6
(416)
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