Broken Vows 35 years old

A priest who falls in love and doubts his beliefs and needs time to understand how he really feels.

When Father Joseph Hennessey visits the home of one of his parishioners to offer last rights,he becomes embroiled in a plot which ultimately shakes his faith to its very foundation. Intrigued by the dying man's mention of "Nim," and fascinated by the man's saintly demeanor, Father Joseph's curiosity is redoubled when a beautiful young woman enters his church to question the young priest about the deceased man. Father Joseph and the woman, whom he discovers to be the "Nim" in question, embark upon an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the man's death.

Credits

Broken Vows Cast

Name Character
Tommy Lee Jones He was 40, now 75 years old as Pater Joseph McMahon
David Strathairn He was 38, now 73 years old as Stuart Chase
Annette O'Toole She was 34, now 70 years old as Nana Marie 'Nim' Fitzpatrick
Frances Fisher She was 34, now 70 years old as Maureen Phelan
M. Emmet Walsh He was 51, now 87 years old as Detective Mulligan
Milo O’Shea He was 60, 86 years old when he died as Monsignor Casey
Jean De Baer as Gene Drumm
David Groh He was 47, 68 years old when he died as Michael Drumm
Madeleine Sherwood She was 64, now 99 years old as Mrs. Chase

Broken Vows Crew

Name Department
Ivan Davis as Writer. He was 54 (86) years old when He died Writing
Jud Taylor as Director. He was 54 (76) years old when He died Directing
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Broken Vows (35 years)

A priest who falls in love and doubts his beliefs and needs time to understand how he really feels.

  • Release day: Wednesday, January 28, 1987
  • Runtime: 95 minutes