The Missionary Movie Review 1982

Information and Film Reviews for The Missionary the Movie

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A mild-mannered English missionary returns to London from his work in Africa and is recruited into saving the souls of a group of prostitutes. Aspiring to gentle comedy status, it's often formulaic and flat, with Palin and Smith fighting gamely to stay above script level. Still, good for some laughs, particularly during the near classic walking butler sequence.

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Available on VHS
Running time 86 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Satire & Parody, Missionaries, Oldest Profession, London, Monty Python
Screenplay
Michael Palin
Cast
Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Trevor Howard, Denholm Elliott, Michael Hordern
Director
Richard Loncraine
Producer
Columbia Pictures

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