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We Have a Pope (2011)
"Habemus Papam" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  15 April 2011 (Italy)
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A story centered on the relationship between the newly elected Pope and his therapist.

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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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$31,368 (USA) (6 April 2012)

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$480,926 (USA) (8 June 2012)
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Disappointing
29 November 2012 | by See all my reviews

I was a bit disappointed by this film because its beginning was very good, but the film's quality started to decline soon and gradually it became a mess. By the end the film was a complete mess and left a bad taste in my mouth. I was disappointed as the beginning promised much more than it was delivered in the.

I was going to this film with different expectations, though, because I expected this film to be more philosophical and to have smarter dialogue. Instead, the film portraits the church as a bunch of idiots. It is a very bland and unoriginal criticism on the Catholic Church. Indeed, today nothing is safer than to beat on religion, a reflection perhaps of the post-modernism of our present days.


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