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317 Ratings

The Apostle

Directed by Robert Duvall
United States, 1997


After his happy life spins out of control, a preacher from Texas changes his name, goes to Louisiana and starts preaching on the radio.

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The Apostle Directed by Robert Duvall

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1998 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role

Independent Spirit Awards

1998 | 3 wins including: Best Feature

1998 | 3 nominations including: Best Supporting Female

Critics reviews

Once The Apostle was finally released, however, it was easy to see why Duvall had been so persistent: The part of a fire-and-brimstone preacher struggling with doubt turned out to be ideal for an actor who had played both quietly driven men and blustery hard-asses.
October 11, 2018
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