The Missionary

The Missionary

DVD - 2011
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In the early 20th Century, devout Reverend Charles Fortesque returns to England from his missionary work in Africa and, despite plans to marry his childhood sweetheart, receives a most unusual assignment: minister to the local prostitutes, located in the worst area of town. A wealthy married patron offers to help improve his station, on the condition that he also minister to her, in the bedroom!
Publisher: [United States] : Handmade Films ; Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, 2011.
Branch Call Number: FIC Missi
Characteristics: 1 DVD (83 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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Warrengwhiz Feb 24, 2015

Does this still exist in the circulating collection? I've been second on the reserve list for a very long time.

Mar 13, 2012

Cute, fairly cheeky British sex comedy. (Like most of it's kind, the sex is implied but not overt.) Nothing great, but an amusing (and only mildly offensive) evening's watch.


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Mar 18, 2012

Returning from 10 years of spreading the Word in Africa, the Rev. Charles Fortescue is sent to London's East End to run a mission for fallen women.
Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Trevor Howard, Denholm Elliott. .

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