Watch Lilies of the Field
- 1 hr 34 min
Sidney Poitier became the first African American actor to win a best actor Oscar for his role as Homer Smith, a itinerant handyman. By chance Homer encounters a group of foreign nuns barely getting by. He does a small job for the nuns, only to not get paid. Homer gets pulled in by the nun's plight, and is soon doing a larger construction job for them.