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Saving Grace

Year:
Duration:
112 min
Genres:
Comedy | Drama
IMDB rate:
7
Director:
Robert M. Young
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1986-11-13
Filming Locations: Saint Peter's Square, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Earnings
Opening Weekend: $17,590 (USA) (4 May 1986)
Gross: $17,590 (USA) (4 May 1986)
Cast
Actor
Character
Tom Conti
Pope Leo XIV
Fernando Rey
Cardinal Stefano Biondi
Erland Josephson
Monsignor Francesco Ghezzi
Donald Hewlett
Monsignor Colin McGee
Edward James Olmos
Ciolino
Patricia Mauceri
Lucia
Angelo Evans
Giuliano
Marta Zoffoli
Isabella
Guido Alberti
Cardinal Augusto Morante
Massimo Sarchielli
Fortunato
Massimo Serato
Monsignor Betti
Agnès Nobecourt
Mother of Sick Boy
Jorge Krimer
Secretary, Sistine Chapel
Tom Felleghy
Ambassador
Margherita Horowitz
Nun Interpreter
Domenico Modena
Tonino
Angelo Panarella
Bastiano
Julian Jenkins
Tour Group Leader (as Julian Jenkyns)
Peter Boom
Tourist
Carlo Monni
Pizzeria Owner
Claudio Masin
Carabiniere at Montepetra
Fernando Cartocci
Truck Driver
Teresa Rossi Passante
Vatican Switchboard Operator (as Tessa Passante)
Benito Pucciariello
Montepetra Bartender
Francesca Roberti
Reporter #1
Mauro Sacripanti
Reporter #2
Paolo Merosi
Acolyte
Fabio Caretti
Acolyte
Ettore Martini
Bishop
Joe Chevalier
Man Robbed in Montepetra
Italo Furlan
Monitor Room Guard
Phillip Dacchille
Monitor Room Guard
Don Sciarrino
Monitor Room Guard
Robert Sommer
Mr. Carver
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Trivia
Robert Duvall was originally offered the leading role. The studio rejected him; some say because they felt he wasn't right for the role, and others stated it was because he wasn't a bankable leading man.
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This was to be Embassy's (formerly Avco Embassy) last film. They disbanded shortly after this was released.
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Quotes
Abalardi: [Tongue in cheek] Excuse the sheep. They see so few Popes.
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Pope Leo XIV: For Popes the flames are hotter.
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Pope Leo XIV: [to Lucia] I can't make a miracle. I can only pray for one.
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Photos from cast
Giancarlo Giannini