Mother Teresa Movie ‘The Letters’ Set for Sept. 5 Release in U.S. (EXCLUSIVE)

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CinemaWest will launch “The Letters,” a biopic based on the life and legacy of Mother Teresa, in the U.S. on Sept. 5 in honor of Mother Teresa’s Feast Day.

The film stars Juliet Stevenson, Max von Sydow and Rutger Hauer.

The drama, filmed primarily in India and the U.K., explores the life of Mother Teresa through letters she wrote to her longtime friend and spiritual advisor, Father Celeste van Exem (played by von Sydow) over a nearly 50-year period.

“The movie became a labor of love and a real passion for me over the last 14 years because of Mother Teresa’s lasting impact on all of our lives,” said producer-director William Riead.

Other producers are Lisa Riead and Tony Cordeaux.

Mother Teresa was working in Calcutta during the 1950s when she founded the Missionaries of Charity after hearing a call from the Lord to begin ministering to the poorest of India’s poor. She won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 for her role in founding the order By the time of her death in 1997, that order had grown to more than 4,000 sisters running orphanages, hospices and charity centers.

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  1. Karen Johnson says:

    Where can i see the movie? mother Teresa & the 3 letters

  2. Please change release date to December 4th, 2015! Go see it that weekend – in theaters nationwide!

  3. Yes, I always love to hear about anything to do with Mother Teresa. She is truly a positive role model for me. I never tire of learning about her. I would love to see pictures of her in her youth. We only see images of her in her older years. She is beautiful no matter, like my Grandmother was beautiful, wrinkles and all ( funny, I never saw her wrinkles ). Thank you for the story and for the opportunity to thank you. By the way, does the film come out in 2014 or 2015 ? Never heard of it on the news ( ABC,
    NBC, CBS, CNN,or FOX ). Sincerely, Therese

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