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Francesco

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Told in flashback, the film relates Francis of Assisi's evolution from rich man's son to religious humanitarian and eventually to full-fledged saint. [[Feature~V131354~Francesco~francesco]] was based on [[Performer~P310387~Hermann Hesse~hermannhesse]]'s Francis of Assisi, which director [[Performer~P84514~Liliana Cavani~lilianacavani]] had previously filmed in 1966. The Saint and founder of the Franciscan Order of Friars Minor is played by [[Performer~P61810~Mickey Rourke~mickeyrourke]], and his...more

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