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7.8

The Apostle (1997)

The Apostle
Running time: 134 min | Genre: Southern drama, Drama, Religion
The Apostle

Synopsis

Eulis 'Sonny' Dewey is a preacher from Texas living a happy life with his beautiful wife Jessie. Suddenly his stable world crumbles: Jessie is having an affair with young minister Horace. Sonny gets enraged and hits Horace with a softball bat, putting him into a coma. After that he leaves town, takes a new name, 'Apostle E.F.' and goes to Louisiana. There he starts to work as a mechanic for local radio station owner Elmo, and Elmo lets him preach on the radio. E.F. starts to preach everywhere: on the radio, on the streets, and with his new friend, Reverend Blackwell he starts a campaign to renovate an old church.

Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

Best Leading Actor (Robert Duvall)
NOMINATED

Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG)

Best Leading Actor (Robert Duvall)
NOMINATED

Independent Spirit

Best Picture
WINNER
Best Director (Robert Duvall)
WINNER
Best Leading Actor (Robert Duvall)
WINNER
Best Screenplay
NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actress (Miranda Richardson, Farrah Fawcett)
NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actress (Miranda Richardson, Farrah Fawcett)
NOMINATED

Details

Original title

The Apostle

Director

Robert Duvall

Running time

134 min

Screenwriter

Robert Duvall

Music

David Mansfield

Cinematography

Barry Markowitz

Year

1997

Country

United States United States

Box Office

Budget

$5,000,000

Ranking

IMDb
7.2
Metacritic
8.3

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