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2.8
22 Ratings

The Shoes of the Fisherman

Directed by Michael Anderson
United States, 1968
Drama

Synopsis

A priest who’s spent 20 years in a Siberian labor camp rises to become the first Russian pope in this passionate drama. Despite world crisis and the prospect of global nuclear war, the newly elected pope refuses to lose touch with the people.

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The Shoes of the Fisherman Directed by Michael Anderson

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1969 | 2 nominations including: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

National Board of Review

1969 | 3 wins including: Best Film

Golden Globes (USA)

1969 | Winner: Best Original Score

1969 | Nominee: Best Motion Picture - Drama