Directed by: Frank Perry
Actors: Christopher Reeve, Geneviève Bujold, Fernando Rey, Jason Miller
Also known as: Monseñor, Monsignore, Monsignorul, Monsignor
Christopher Reeve plays an American priest with a graduate degree in finance who rises in the church hierarchy when he gets the Vatican involved with the Mafia, but who pauses on the ladder of success to have an affair with a postulant nun (Genevieve Bujold).
An all-star cast in a classic Vatican-intrigue stinker by Mommie Dearest director Frank Perry. This airs on the Fox Movie Channel letterboxed, but doesn’t seem destined for DVD. Featuring Fernando Rey, Genevieve Bujold (as the nun), Robert Prosky, Jason Miller, Tomas Milian, and an early-career performance by Joe Pantoliano. For those looking for high-toned seriousness that devolves into unintentional laughs, this is your Citizen Kane.