The Bridge of San Luis Rey (2004)

The Bridge of San Luis Rey is American author Thornton Wilder's second novel, first published in 1927 to worldwide acclaim. It tells the story of several interrelated people who die in the collapse of an Inca rope-fiber suspension bridge in Peru, and the events that lead up to their being on the bridge.[ A friar who has witnessed the tragic accident then goes about inquiring into the lives of the victims, seeking some sort of cosmic answer to the question of why each had to die. The novel won the Pulitzer Prize in 1928.

Directing:
  • Mary McGuckian

Writing:
  • Mary McGuckian
  • Thornton Wilder

Stars:
Release Date: 2004-01-01
metacritic icon 5.6/10
themoviedb icon 5.3/10
  • Country: ES, GB, FR
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 120
Gabriel Byrne
Gabriel Byrne
Brother Juniper
Robert De Niro
Robert De Nir...
Archbishop of Peru
Kathy Bates
Kathy Bates
The Marquesa
F. Murray Abraham
F. Murray Abr...
Viceroy of Peru
Geraldine Chaplin
Geraldine Cha...
The Abbess
Harvey Keitel
Harvey Keitel
Uncle Pio
Samuel Le Bihan
Samuel Le Bih...
Dona Clara's Husband
Pilar López de Ayala
Pilar López d...
Camila Villegas (La Perichola)
Mark Polish
Mark Polish
Manuel
Michael Polish
Michael Polis...
Esteban
Dominique Pinon
Dominique Pin...
His Excellency's Fop
John Lynch
John Lynch
Captain Alvarado
Émilie Dequenne
Émilie Dequen...
Doña Clara
Jim Sheridan
Jim Sheridan
The King of Spain
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