The main pleasure of this comedy is that it's completely forgettable. LEAP OF FAITH's lively spirit doesn't require any great thought, and star Steve Martin avoids much of the pretentious sentimentality that has plagued such recent work as L.A. STORY and FATHER OF THE BRIDE. Here, the wild
and crazy guy is back, making you realize how much you missed him.
Phony traveling evangelist Jonas Nightengale (Martin) and his employees set up shop in a small Kansas town after their bus breaks down. With the aid of his savvy partner Jane (Debra Winger), who directs him through a hidden microphone, Jonas takes the locals' money and cons them into believing he
can perform m...