God Is the Bigger Elvis
|God Is the Bigger Elvis|
|Directed by||Rebecca Cammisa|
|Produced by||Julie Anderson,
|Music by||James Lavino|
|Edited by||Geeta Gandbhir|
|April 5, 2012 (HBO)|
God Is the Bigger Elvis is a 2011 documentary film about actress Dolores Hart, who abandoned her successful career at the age of 24 to become a Benedictine nun. The film was nominated for the 2012 Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject).
In 1957, Dolores Hart co-starred with Elvis Presley in the Paramount motion picture Loving You. It was in this film that she kissed Elvis. This was Elvis' very first on-screen kiss in a movie. Both Dolores and Elvis would reunite the following year in Michael Curtiz's King Creole.
|84th Academy Awards||Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject)||Nominated|
- Oscar's Doc Shorts: So Serious -- Except for the One About Elvis and the Nun Reuters
- A world of heartbreak — and hope — in Oscar short docs Washington Examiner
- Nun who co-starred with Elvis will return to the Oscars USA Today
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