Saint Rita: Rita de Casia Dvd Movie
Famous as the patron saint of hopeless situations, St. Rita of Cascia is immortalized in this moving film about this beautiful woman who lived in Italy in the 14th century. Starring Vittoria Belvedere and Martin Crewes, this powerful story combines high drama, great love, deep betrayal, senseless tragedy, profound forgiveness and strong faith as it tells the story of this brave woman who married her knight, helped him overcome his dark past and convert to the faith, bore him two children, and later endures immense pain as she loses everything. She finds peace and new hope with the help of a convent of nuns and develops a deep union with Christ that greatly inspires all who are near her.
Italian with English subtitles, or English dubbed option. 200 minutes.
Director: Giorgio Capitani
Leading Role: Vittoria Belvedere, Martin Crewes, Lina Sastri
Special Features: Color
Region Code: DVD: 1 (US, Canada...)
Release Year: 2004