Sidney Poitier earned the Best Actor Academy Award for his role in this beloved, understated drama. After encountering a group of nuns while travelling through the Arizona desert, amiable wanderer Homer Smith (Poitier) is coerced into building a farmhouse for them for free. Despite being initially hesitant about the work, Smith finds a renewed spirit and sense of purpose in his task. Lilia Skala, Lisa Mann, and Stanley Adams also star. 95 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.