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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Kimberly Addison's rating of the film Francesco

    Found this to be an interesting portrayal of the latter part of the life is St. Francis. Mickey Rourke was passionate and moving in his role as the hermetic leader of a ragtag group of followers of Jesus. The film underscores the great difficulties that Francesco overcame on his path to sainthood, eschewing his life of comfort and wealth for one of poverty and hardship. He is depicted here as a true revolutionary.

  2. turnerBroadcast p3Dr0's rating of the film Francesco

    There is a hidden relationship between the horror of reality and the horror of idealism that is brought to light in the film Francesco. The moment where St. Francis runs into the snow, tearing off his clothes - seems at once a moment of pain and a moment of ecstacy. The simplicity of his life and deeds draw a stronger and more vibrant picture of heart, and soul. The film score is amazing. The landscape beautiful.

  3. Diderot's rating of the film Francesco

    It's a bit tiresome stylistically but milks a lot out of its subject by being "in awe" from the start: St. Francis is a movie star.

  4. David R Williams's rating of the film Francesco

    A beautiful and deeply moving film.

  5. muse_x's rating of the film Francesco

    A remarkable film/production. Between this film & "Angel Heart" you've a nice set of bookends.

  6. 2multo's rating of the film Francesco

    Going back in time, then even further made this a personal experience. Worth watching.

  7. Pymo's rating of the film Francesco

  8. chris naughton's rating of the film Francesco

    Very interesting and committed performance by Rurke. Movie swings back and forth from very good to tv-movie level. Still interesting movie about how can a saint live in the real world, does it work? As always Rourke is unique and unorthodox.