WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
An aristocrat turned revolutionary escapes from the Czarist authorities and finds his calling as a critically acclaimed painter. But he cannot ignore what everyone around him fails to see. He yearns to reach a higher calling only to be soundly rejected. Rebellion is brewing, but his far greater challenge is the struggle within himself.
Karol Wojtyła was a young seminarian in Poland who, at 21, during WWII, became a co-founder of the underground Rhapsodic Theatre. His play, The Jeweler's Shop was made into a film with Burt Lancaster in 1989. In 1978, Wojtyła was elected Pope John Paul II and is due to be canonized this April 27th.