Molokai: The Story of Father Damien
Molokai: The Story of Father Damien (1999)

Based on the true story of a priest who risked his life in order to help people no one else would touch (a wager he would eventually lose), Father Damien stars David Wenham as the titular Belgian saint. In 1872, Damien, a young Catholic… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: June 1, 1999
DVD Release Date: September 26, 2000
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide

The edifying, at times wrenching story of the 19th-century 'Apostle to the Lepers'… an inspiring, challenging depiction of Christian service and charity.

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Urban Cinefile

"Molokai is a stirring and humbling film that you will never forget."

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Dennis Schwartz
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I am glad I saw it, even if I was not entertained.

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
Jeremy Smith
Deeply disturbing, depressing and yet full of beauty and redemption.
John Ballantine
Stunning cinema and a story that deserves to be captured on film. Truly memorable.