We Have a Pope

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
A therapist (Nanni Moretti) is called in when a newly appointed pope (Michel Piccoli) refuses to accept the mantle of responsibility.

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Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Sundance Selects

We Have a Pope (2012)

Release Date: April 6th, 2012|1 hr. 41 min.

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  • It's more of a character study, insightful and nuanced, about a man grappling with a profound sense of inadequacy, questioning himself. In many ways, We Have a Pope recalls last year's Oscar winner, "The King's Speech": Someone who doesn't feel up to the job fate has handed him, and then struggling to come to terms with it. show more

  • Nanni Moretti's tender, funny and timely Vatican romp entertains, but lacks the director's customary bite. show more

  • As lukewarm as We Have a Pope may be as a piece of filmmaking, Moretti doesn't tread particularly gently into sacred territory. The picture could be more irreverent, but at least it dares to suggest that popes are people too. show more

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  • May 17, 2012 Eva
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    This was a very thoughtful and out-of-the-box film. If you are an agnostic or a humanist or even a believer, this movie strikes a chord. It was humorous, thoughtful, and brilliant scenery.

  • April 13, 2012 Susi
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    Good film. Interesting plot. Well-directed. Amusing. A little confusing in parts, but overall it exceeds many of the films currently out there. I would give it 3.5 stars.

  • April 07, 2012 onermp
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    Boring boring boring, unless you enjoy watching a bunch of feeble old men in red coats. I would not give this even one star, but I had to. PASS!!!

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