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To Kill a Priest
Directed by:
Agnieszka Holland

"To Kill a Priest" (also known as "Popieluszko", "Priestermord, Der", "Complot, Le") is a Drama/History/Thriller film directed by Agnieszka Holland, released in the USA on October 13 of 1989 . Christopher Lambert and Ed Harris are starring, alongside Joss Ackland, Tim Roth, Timothy Spall and Cherie Lunghi.

Who directed "To Kill a Priest":

To Kill a Priest was directed by Agnieszka Holland, a Polish writer, director, and actress.

Before making To Kill a Priest, Agnieszka Holland had directed Bittere Ernte, released in 1985. Since, she directed Europa Europa, released in 1990, Olivier, Olivier (1992), The Secret Garden (1993), Total Eclipse (1995), The Third Miracle (1999), and Copying Beethoven (2006).

When was "To Kill a Priest" released:

To Kill a Priest was first released in the United States on Friday, October 13, 1989. Also released on Friday, October 13, 1989 have been Une affaire de femmes (dir. Claude Chabrol), Crimes and Misdemeanors (dir. Woody Allen), and Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (dir. Dominique Othenin-Girard). This was thirty (30) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, September 07, 1988 in France; Thursday, January 12, 1989 in Germany and on Friday, June 02, 1989 in Spain.

Who is at the casting of "To Kill a Priest":

At the casting of To Kill a Priest we find Christopher Lambert, previously seen in The Sicilian (1987) and I Love You (1986); Ed Harris (Walker (1987), Code Name: Emerald (1985)); Joss Ackland (It Couldn't Happen Here (1987), The Sicilian (1987)) [ more... ]

  • Joss Ackland and Christopher Lambert also appeared together in The Sicilian, released in 1987.
  • Joss Ackland and Joanne Whalley can be seen in Mother's Boys, released in 1994.
  • Tim Roth and Joanne Whalley also appeared in 44 Inch Chest, released in 2009.
  • Christopher Lambert and David Suchet also appeared together in Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes, released in 1984.

What is the Storyline of "To Kill a Priest":

At the end of The English Civil War, Sir Thomas Fairfax (Dougray Scott) celebrates the Parliamentarian victory over the royalist Cavaliers with his colleague and fellow commander, Oliver Cromwell (Tim Roth). Meanwhile, King Charles I (Rupert Everett), who has been captured and is held prisoner by the victors, tries to appeal to Fairfax's wife, Lady Anne (Olivia Williams). Soon, the trial of the king takes place, and Cromwell & Fairfax disagree over what to do, and from there, tensions rise.


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