About the film
china based on novel or book philosophy vatican pope soviet union famine catholic threat catholic church catholicism roman catholic cardinal roman catholic church
The Shoes of the Fisherman
Release Date: November 14, 1968
|Slogan||:||«In a last desperate effort to prevent World War III, a secret meeting is arranged. One man is called upon to succeed where all the world leaders have failed. That man was once a prisoner in a Russian labor camp. He is now the Pope.»|
|Production Companies||:||Cinecittà, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer|
|Writers||:||John Patrick, James Kennaway, Morris L. West|
All eyes focus on the Vatican, watching for the traditional puffs of white smoke that signal the election of the next Pope. This time much more is at stake. The new pontiff may be the only person who can bring peace to a world on the brink of nuclear nightmare.