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8 Ratings

Hoodlum Priest

Directed by Irvin Kershner
United States, 1961


Based on the true story of Rev. Charles Dismas Clark, this compelling and touching drama follows the Jesuit priest as he devotes his life to reforming convicts in St. Louis. The ex-cons face a tough road as they try to reenter society honestly.

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Hoodlum Priest Directed by Irvin Kershner

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1961 | Winner: OCIC Award

National Board of Review

1961 | Winner: Top Ten Films

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