The Legend of the Holy Drinker Trailer

The Legend of the Holy Drinker Trailer (1988)

01 September 1988 Drama 127 mins

La leggenda del santo bevitore (literally "The legend of the holy drinker") is a 1988 Italian film directed by Ermanno Olmi. It tells the story of a drunken homeless man (played by Rutger Hauer) in Paris who is lent 200 francs by a stranger as long as he promises to repay it to a local church when he can afford to; the film depicts the man's constant frustrations as he attempts to do so. The film won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. It is based on the 1939 novella by the Austrian novelist, Joseph Roth.

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Rutger Hauer

as Andreas Kartak

Anthony Quayle

as Distinguished Gentleman

Sophie Segalen

as Karoline

Cécile Paoli

as Fur store seller

Jean-Maurice Chanet

as Daniel Kanjak

Joséphine Lecaille

as Fat man's wife

Maria Mazzocco

as Tari-Bari owner

Dalila Belatreche

as Thérèse

International Titles

Легенда о святом пропойце Trailer

The Legend of the Holy Drinker Trailer

International Releases Dates

Italy 01 September 1988

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