Brother Sun, Sister Moon


2h 1m 1972

Brief Synopsis

This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope, including his friendship with St. Clare.

Film Details

Also Known As
Brother Sun, Sister Moon, Fratello Sole, Sorella Luna
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Biography
Drama
Historical
Release Date
Jan 1972
Premiere Information
not available
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Country
Great Britain, Italy, and United States

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 1m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Technicolor)
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.85 : 1

Synopsis

This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope, including his friendship with St. Clare.

Film Details

Also Known As
Brother Sun, Sister Moon, Fratello Sole, Sorella Luna
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Biography
Drama
Historical
Release Date
Jan 1972
Premiere Information
not available
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Country
Great Britain, Italy, and United States

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 1m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Technicolor)
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.85 : 1

Award Nominations

Best Art Direction

1972
Lorenzo Mongiardino

Quotes

Trivia

According to 'Fanco Zeffirelli' 's autobiography, the Beatles were asked to appear in the film in the main roles but were unable due to scheduling conflicts. Zeffirelli also screen tested Al Pacino for the role of Francesco but rejected him due to his theatrical over-acting style.

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1972

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1972