The Hoodlum Priest

The Hoodlum Priest

A Jesuit priest befriends young criminal offenders and tries to help them start new lives.

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The Hoodlum Priest

Description

Biography101 Mins1961
Starts01/01/2023Expires04/15/2023

Venturing into some of the roughest slums of St. Louis, Jesuit priest Rev. Charles Dismas Clark (Don Murray) dedicates himself to helping young ex-convicts who are struggling to rejoin a society that fears and rejects them. An especially wrenching case for the Reverend is Billy Lee Jackson (Keir Dullea), a troubled thief whose personal demons constantly tempt him back to a life of crime -- and may ultimately make him pay the highest price for a few desperate decisions.

Moods

  • Gritty
  • Somber
  • Powerful

Cast