In honor of the feast day of Blessed John Paul II, Aquinas College is holding a Pope John Paul II Film Festival with screenings to the Aquinas College community of four movies about his life.
“The Jeweller’s Shop” (1989)
Starring Burt Lancaster
Wednesday, October 23
in the Carriage House
Based on Pope John Paul II’s best-selling book, it tells of the struggles and triumphs in the marriage of three couples. A mysterious Jeweller (Burt Lancaster) acts as an advisor to the couples, encouraging them to keep love at the center of their lives. Beautifully filmed with an outstanding cast that includes Olivia Hussey and Ben Cross. John Paul II called it “the best possible film based on my play.”