We Have a Pope

We Have a Pope

Directed by: Nanni Moretti

Friday, April 6 - Thursday, May 17, 2012

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Nanni Moretti joins forces with the great French actor Michel Piccoli (Contempt, I’m Going Home) to tell the story of Melville, a cardinal who suddenly finds himself elected as the next Pope. Never the front runner and completely caught off guard, he panics as he’s presented to the faithful in St. Peter’s Square. To prevent a world wide crisis, the Vatican’s spokesman calls in an unlikely psychiatrist who is neither religious nor all that committed, played by Moretti, to find out what is wrong with the new Pope. As the world nervously waits outside, inside the therapist tries to find a solution.

NR, 102 Minutes, In Italian with English subtitles
Italy


"The best film of the year."
- Cahiers du Cinema


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