Lilies Of The Field

Trivia: The chapel that was built for the movie had to be torn down immediately after filming, as it was on rented property.

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Trivia: The budget for this movie was so low even by 1963 standards (about 250k), that in order to save money the director of the film (Ralph Nelson), cast himself as the contractor who helps build the church. By the way, Sidney Poitier worked for minimum pay and a piece of the movie.


Trivia: Sidney Poitier won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Homer Smith in this movie, making him the first African-American to win the Award. It was also Poitier's only Oscar-winning performance in his career.

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Juan: I cannot see further and I cannot believe further.

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