The Cardinal (1963) Epic drama directed by Otto Preminger focuses on an Irish-American priest whose dedication carries him through the ranks to one of the highest seats of power within the Church. Tom Tryon, Romy Schneider, John Huston, Dorothy Gish, Burgess Meredith.
DVD 179 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; featurettes.
How Preminger ever got permission to make this movie in and actually shoot on location in Rome I'll never understand. The guy makes pretty clear how, like some others, he just hates the church and its dignitaries.