Wise Blood Movie Review 1979

Information and Film Reviews for Wise Blood the Movie

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Gothic drama about a drifter who searches for sin and becomes a preacher for a new religion, The Church Without Christ. Excellent cast in achingly realistic portrayal of ersatz religion, southern style. Many laughs are more painful than funny. Superb, very dark comedy from Huston. Adapted from the Flannery O'Connor novel.


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Available on VHS
Running time 106 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Comedy Drama, American South, Religion, Clergymen
Brad Dourif, John Huston, Ned Beatty, Amy Wright, Harry Dean Stanton
John Huston
Alex North
New Line Cinema, Ithaca Productions

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