The Holy Father goes to Assisi to mark the 800th Anniversary of St Francis
I love Zefferelli’s Brother Son and Sister Moon, I know it oozes flared trousers and cheese cloth shirts, those are my roots. It is still a beautiful film, I get a lump in my throat at the conversions and acts of heroism.
The first clip is his Conversion
Francis renounces the world
In the last clip one of Francis’ disciples tells Otto of Brunswick to throw his jewels in the river, I love the muic
Alas, I couldn't find my favourite scene, when at the end of the film Frncis goes to see the Pope who descends from his throne to embrace Francis. There is lots of pomp and a rather splendid rendering the "Victimae". Earlier in the film there is a rather touching scene where one of Francis' followers returns to the world unable to cope with rigours of "Sister Chastity".