The Legend of the Holy Drinker (1988)

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.

Directing:
  • Ermanno Olmi
  • Terry Zwigoff
  • Nobuhiko Ōbayashi
  • Tetsuo Imazawa
  • John Stead
  • Eric Swelstad
Writing:
  • Joseph Roth
  • Ermanno Olmi
  • Tullio Kezich
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  • Release Date: 1988-09-01
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  • Country: FR, IT
  • Language: Italiano
  • Runtime: 127

Rutger Hauer

Andreas Kartak

Anthony Quayle

Distinguished Gentleman

John Malkovich

Professor Sandiford

Anjelica Huston

Art History Teacher

Adam Scott

Marvin Bushmiller

Jack Ong

Professor Okamura

Scoot McNairy

Army-Jacket

Isaac Laskin

Kiss-Ass

Mike Stanley

Martel Drinker

Brian Turk

Cliffy

Shelly Cole

Filthy-Haired Girl

Cristen Coppen

Preppy Girl

Michael Shamus Wiles

Donald Baumgarten

Travis Walck

Richard Natwick

Paul Collins

Professor David Zipkin

Marc Vann

Kevin

Roxanne Day

Jonah's Wife - Marie

Roxanne Hart

Mom Platz

Ozman Sirgood

Dad Platz

Katija Pevec

Cynthia Platz

Edith Jefferson

Doddering Aunt

Michael Lerner

Art Dealer

Jeff LeBeau

Lawyer

Richard Bakalyan

Cranky Guard

Kimi Reichenberg

Suburban Girl

John Bliss

Vince's Grandpa

Charlie Talbert

Vince's Editor

Amy Gross

Vince's Editor's Girlfriend

Alexandra Ryan

Nympho Slut

Bob Golub

Hector

Lauren Bowles

Woman Strangled

Zachary Maurer

Young Jerome

Valyn Hall

Cute Girl

Oliver Ryan Anderson

Cute Girl's Boyfriend

Alexi Wasser

Female Student

Wendy Haines

Grenadine Woman

Erik Walker

Punching Bully

Andre Marcus

Other Bully

Sam Sabbah

Scary Local

Lily Asinovsky

Girl Who Steps on Glass

Eiko Masuyama

Yoko Murakami (voice)

Ichirô Nagai

Von Goerrhin (voice)

Kaneto Shiozawa

Wakagi (voice)

Hidekatsu Shibata

Agera (voice)

Makio Inoue

Daisuke Murakami (voice)

Bruce Greenwood

Simon Hart

Tiffani Thiessen

Lindsey Reardon

Aaron Abrams

Dr. Tyler Voller

Jim Annan

Matt Larkin

Linnea Quigley

Julia Francine
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