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Death of an Angel (1986)

PG | | Drama | 7 March 1986 (USA)
Grace, a priest, tracks her missing daughter to a religious community where the strange father Angel is keeping a wooden Jesus figure that sheds actual blood. When the cross is stolen, Grace decides to help out to get her daughter back.

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Petru Popescu

Writer:

Petru Popescu

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Cast

Credited cast:
Bonnie Bedelia ... Grace
Alex Colon ... Robles
Abel Franco Abel Franco ... Don Tarjetas
Irma García Irma García ... Rosalba
Leonard Lewis Leonard Lewis ... Demecio
Pamela Ludwig Pamela Ludwig ... Vera
Nick Mancuso ... Father Angel
Carlos Marentes Carlos Marentes ... Perfecto
Michael Shannon ... Bishop Holmes
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Storyline

Grace McKenzie's life has changed drastically after a car accident killed her husband and crippled her daughter. Already a deacon, Grace decides to further her career in the church and becomes a priest. But then her daughter, disappears. Unhappy as she was, it looks like she ran away. Six weeks later, a man suddenly is sitting in Grace's car. He says he knows where her daughter is currently residing and is willing to take her there for a large fee. He brings her to a remote location near the Mexican border, where a group of religious people are hoping for another wonder. The leader of the group, father Angel, seems to have great powers. He is in possession of a wooden Jesus figure on a cross that sheds real blood from his wounds in the head after Angel's prayers. But a group of criminals steal the cross and all the money intended for the construction of a church. Hoping to take her daughter back home as soon as possible, Grace decides to help father Angel. He claims there is another ... Written by Arnoud Tiele (imdb@tiele.nl)

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Plot Keywords:

cross | church | blood | prayer | mexican | See All (32) »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 March 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ein Engel stirbt See more »

Filming Locations:

El Paso, Texas, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,178, 9 March 1986

Gross USA:

$18,000
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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