- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 29 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: February 16, 1999
- Originally Released: 1944
- Label: Image Entertainment
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Five people are killed in a freak accident when a lofty rope bridge collapses. Film details a priest's journey to discover if there was a divine reason for the bloody disaster. Set in Lima, Peru during the 18th century. Based on the Thornton Wilder novel.
Description by Image Entertainment:
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Thornton Wilder, "The Bridge of San Luis Rey" tells the story of a rickety bridge that has spanned a deep gorge for ages. When the bridge suddenly collapses--plunging five people to their deaths--the tragedy causes a wave of superstition to engulf the villagers as they believe they are destined for continued misfortune. Only a priest can find the connections to divine intervention that will quell the townspeople's fears.