The Passion of Bernadette (1989)

Genres - Spirituality & Philosophy, Drama, Historical Film  |   Sub-Genres - Hagiography, Melodrama, Religious Drama  |   Release Date - Mar 24, 1989 (USA)  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - Switzerland, France  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Sandra Brennan

This French historical drama is a retelling of the story of St. Bernadette, the young 19th-century girl who was ostracized and persecuted after she saw a vision of the Virgin Mary at Lourdes. Though she became a popular folk figure, the local politicians attempt to commit her to an asylum.



religion, blackmail, miracle, politician, saint, vision [eyesight]