Original Home Video 1986 3 page Press Release. Agnes of God is a 1985 American drama-mystery film starring Jane Fonda, Anne Bancroft and Meg Tilly. It was adapted by John Pielmeier from his own play of the same name, and directed by Norman Jewison. The film was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Bancroft), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Tilly) and Best Music, Original Score. Tilly also won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress.