The Missionary. Charles W. Fortescue (Michael Palin). Copyright: Hand Made Films.

The Missionary

1983 British comedy film about a clergyman in London. Stars Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Trevor Howard, Denholm Elliott, Graham Crowden and others.

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The Missionary

The Missionary

Monty Python alumnus Michael Palin writes and stars in this ribald comedy of sex and sensibility. Timid Reverend Charles Fortescue returns to London in 1906 after ten years of service in Africa to start a mission to save the fallen women of Soho. But his dedication to tending to the...

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The Missionary

The Missionary

In 1906, after ten years of missionary work in Africa, the Reverend Charles Fortescue (Monty Python's Michael Palin) is recalled to England, where his bishop gives him his new assignment - to take charge of a slum mission for prostitutes.

Charles hopes Deborah, his fiancée, will object and give him...

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