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We Have a Pope (2011)

Habemus Papam (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 15 April 2011 (Italy)
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A story centered on the relationship between the newly elected Pope and his therapist.

Director:

Nanni Moretti
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michel Piccoli ... Il papa
Jerzy Stuhr ... Il portavoce
Renato Scarpa ... Cardinal Gregori
Franco Graziosi Franco Graziosi ... Cardinal Bollati
Camillo Milli Camillo Milli ... Cardinal Pescardona
Roberto Nobile ... Cardinal Cevasco
Ulrich von Dobschütz Ulrich von Dobschütz ... Cardinal Brummer
Gianluca Gobbi Gianluca Gobbi ... Guardia svizzera
Nanni Moretti ... Lo psicoanalista
Margherita Buy ... La psicoanalista
Camilla Ridolfi Camilla Ridolfi ... Bambina
Leonardo Della Bianca ... Giulio
Dario Cantarelli Dario Cantarelli ... Attore
Manuela Mandracchia Manuela Mandracchia ... Attrice
Rossana Mortara Rossana Mortara ... Attrice
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Storyline

At the Vatican, following the demise of the Pope, the conclave to elect his successor settles on Cardinal Melville. But the faithful gathered in St Peter's Square wait in vain for the new Pope to step out on the balcony. What is going on? Behind the thick walls of the Vatican panic has set in. After uttering a terrible howl of fear, the Cardinal refuses the office. The officials do everything to try to reason with Melville, including a psychoanalyst, appointed by the Vatican... Do we really have a Pope? Written by Guy Bellinger

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian | German | Latin | English | Spanish | Polish | French

Release Date:

15 April 2011 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$31,368, 8 April 2012

Gross USA:

$548,115

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,157,875
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Cardinal Ravasi forbade Nanni Moretti to film at the Vatican. See more »

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Featured in At the Movies: Cannes Film Festival 2011 (2011) See more »

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Todo Cambia
Written by Julio Numhauser
Performed by Mercedes Sosa
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Wrong description.
13 February 2013 | by alan-607-758799See all my reviews

The description of the movie is wrongly understood. This movie is definitely NOT about the relationship of Pope and his therapist. The failed therapist has and episodic side-role. The movie is about a Bishop who cannot take the burden of responsibility and attention that falls upon him. How he struggles and how he finds courage to solve the situation. There is no relationship between a Pope and therapist who have a 10 sentence conversation. Even the other therapist - therapists wife does not have any major impact or role in the movie whatsoever. Okay she kind of connects with the Pope but has more of a satirical role considering the outcome and storyline. Misleading is this introduction. Please change it.


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