The Apostle (1997)
December 17, 1997 (LA/NY)
January 30, 1998 (Limited)
Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and a related scene of violence
Sonny was big time preacher until he knocked his the man his wife was sleeping with into a coma, and went on the run. He ducked out of sight for a while and then reemerged in another town as the Apostle E.F. There, after working at a restaurant and a garage, he started a new church called, "A One Way Road to Heaven." Soon, he developed a large following in his own vision, keeping his...
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Robert Duvall earned an Academy nomination as Apostle E.F. in The Apostle
, a film with strength. While I'm not religious, and I found the crazy antics of this almost-lifelike film rather annoying, I have respect for what Duvall did. He is much more believably than those freaks on the religious channel. Full movie review »