The new documentary was made for the BOATS (Based on A True Story) TV series. In the film, Abel Ferrara follows a spiritual journey to a place which determined the life and work of one of the most controversial figures of the Catholic Church of the 20th century, Padre Pio from Pietrelcina. The Italian Franciscan priest and mystic experienced stigmata and his purported miracles were investigated by Church authorities.
Screenplay: Maurizio Braucci, Abel FerraraEditor: Fabio NunziataProducer: Costanza ColdagelliDirector: Abel Ferrara
Original title: Searching for Padre Pio Country: Italy Year of production: 2015 Length (min): 55 Language: Italian Subtitles: Czech, English Section: PROFIL: Abel Ferrara