Shot in Eastmancolor in Perugia and Cincecitta in Italy.
Original film runs 155 minutes.
Approximate budget $13 million.
Original MPAA Rating: PG-13.
This is director/screenwriter Liliana Cavani's second film on St. Francis. Her first film, produced in 1966, was entitled "Francesco d'Assisi."
Additional cast: Fabio Bussotti (Leone, follower of Francesco), Riccardo de Torrebruna (Pietro Cattani), Aleksander Dubin (Angelo Tancredi, Knight), Edward Farrelly (Egidio), Paolo Proietti (Pacific), Paco Peconti (Rufino, Nobleman), Diego Ribon (Bernardo di Quintevalle, Noble Advocate for Pietro Bernardone), Maurizio Schmidt (Masseo), Peter Berling (Guido, Bishop of Assisi), Nikolaus Dutsch (Cardinal Colonna), Hans Zischler (Pope Innocent III), Stanko Molnar (Elia Bombarone, Francesco's learned follower).
Additional credits: Roberta Cadringher (RAI producer), Franco Beltrame (stunt coordinator), Paola Tallarigo & Roberta Palmerini (assistant directors), Jahn Frank (sound recordist), Adriano Carboni (makeup artist), and Giuseppina Bovino (hairstylist).