- Lilies of the Field, Le Lys des champs, Lilien auf dem Felde,
I Gigli del campo, Los Lirios del valle
- Release Date: 1963
- Runtime: 94 mins
- IMDB Rating: 7.6
- Actors: Sidney Poitier, Lilia Skala
- Plot Summary: An unemployed construction worker (Homer Smith) heading out west
stops at a remote farm in the desert to get water when his car
overheats. The farm is being worked by a group of East European
Catholic nuns, headed by the strict mother superior (Mother
Maria), who believes that Homer has been sent by God to build a
much needed church in the desert...
- Special: Poitier won the Academy Award for Best Actor, a first for a
black male actor.