Lilies of the Field
Directed by Ralph Nelson
Lilies of the Field
Nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture and winner of the Best Actor Oscar for Sidney Poitier (Paris Blues, In the Heat of the Night). Homer Smith (Poitier), an itinerant handyman, is driving through the Arizona desert when he meets five impoverished nuns. Stopping to fix their leaky farmhouse roof, Homer discovers that not only will the Mother Superior not pay him for the job, but she also wants him to build their chapel—for free! Hesitant at first, Homer soon finds himself single-handedly raising the chapel and the financing. But although he will not receive a monetary reward, Homer knows that when his work is done, he’ll leave that dusty desert town a much better place than when he found it. Ralph Nelson (Duel at Diablo, Charly) wonderfully directed this gem of a motion picture featuring stunning black-and-white cinematography by the great Ernest Haller (Gone with the Wind, Mildred Pierce).
Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu. Interested in bringing Lilies of the Field to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please visit our site or contact Estelle Grosso at EDU@kinolorber.com or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.
RT' @the4kCollectivE': Wow. Just wow. Really really enjoying the transfer from' @KinoLorber'' @KLStudioClassic' 4k release of Misery. Colours so…
RT' @kevinddaly': Sometimes your orders from the' @criterion' and' @KinoLorber' sales arrive on the same day.' https://t.co/HOd5CNPyFB'
RT' @AficionadoChris': New arrivals! A massive haul from the' @KinoLorber' "Roctober Sale"! Lots of Cannon films, classic silent films, Charles…
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming Soon on Blu-ray! Brand New 2K Masters! The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu (1929) The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu (1930)…
RT' @decasia': The lineup also includes Julia Ducournau’s “Titane,” Radu Jude’s “Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn,” Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s “Wife of…
RT' @MoMAFilm': WIFE OF A SPY on Nov 16' https://t.co/IuTtWkhIKZ'
RT' @kino_cult': “For horror fans on a budget, the new streaming service Kino Cult offers a free deep dive into cinematic weirdness.” –' @erik…'
RT' @NitrateDiva': Putting in a good word for two lovely, lesser-known restored Universal silent releases I got to contribute to: 13 WASHINGT…
RT' @JJStarflyer': '.@KinoLorber' Roctober Sale order #1 is in the house.' https://t.co/jN2n6B7LFV'
Inquiries & Press
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871
Press & Media
For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing email@example.com or calling 212-629-6880.