The life story of the Belgian-born Roman Catholic priest who arrived on the Hawaiian island of Molokai in 1873 to bestow humanity on those forgotten souls banished to this quarantined leper colony. While the church and political elites would prefer to forget about the problem, Damien actually worked to draw attention to the plight of the lepers and to improve their care and living conditions. Damien was banished from Hawaii in his lifetime but canonised by the church in the 1980s.
John Briley (writer); Hilde Eynikel (book).
David Wenham (Father Damien); Kate Ceberano (Princess Liliuokalani); Jan Decleir (Bishop Köckerman); Chris Haywood (Clayton Strawn); Derek Jacobi (Father Leonor Fouesnel); Keanu Kapuni-Szasz (Malulani); Alice Krige (Mother Marianne Cope); Kris Kristofferson (Rudolph Meyer); Leo McKern (Bishop Maigret); Sam Neill (Walter Murray Gibson); Peter O'Toole (William Williamson); Dirk Roofthooft (Father Conrardy); Tom Wilkinson (Brother Joseph Dutton); Aden Young (Dr. Kalewis). Please contact SFC to add other cast members and characters.
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