Saints and Sinners (1949)

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Michael returns to his village after serving two years in prison for the theft of some money. Shelah, his girlfriend, has rejected him, believing him to be guilty and is engaged to the bank manager. Ma Murnaghan, an old woman gifted with second sight, predicts the end of the world from her death bed, leading all the villagers to confess their sins. Michael rescues the bank manager from a fire at the hotel and he confesses to stealing the money in order to get Michael out of the way. The world doesn't end, Ma Murnaghan doesn't die and the canon orders everyone to go on a pilgrimage as a penance.

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