Featuring an Academy Award-winning performance by Sidney Poitier (1963 Best Actor), and nominated for 4 additional Oscars including Best Picture (1963), "Lilies of the Field" is "a funny, sentimental, charming and uplifting film" (The Hollywood Reporter).
An unemployed construction worker (Sidney Poitier) heading out west stops at a remote farm in the desert to get water when his car overheats. The farm is being worked by a group of East European Catholic nuns, headed by the strict mother superior, who believes that Homer has been sent by God to build a much needed church in the desert.
Length: 1 hour 35 minutes. Black & White, Canadian Home Video [G] rating.