About the film
hawaii leprosy faith based on true story leper colony catholic priest missionary priest 19th century isolated island isolated community
Molokai : la isla maldita
Release Date: August 21, 1959
|Producers||:||Miguel Ángel Martín Proharán|
|Writers||:||Jaime García Herranz, Jaime García Herranz, Francisco Roig Espert|
Kingdom of Hawaii, 1866. Fearful that leprosy would spread throughout the archipelago, the king banishes the sick to the island of Molokai. In 1873, the Belgian Catholic missionary Damien de Veuster arrives on the island to help improve the lives of its unfortunate inhabitants.