Numa Tempesta is a fascinating, charismatic, businessman at the top of his game. Driven by a ruthless, relentless need to succeed, Numa will stop at nothing to close a deal even if it means... See full summary »
Matías Franco is a lobbyist, a "manager of interests" in favor of individuals, companies and corporations. His job is to intercede, influence and pressure his contacts in power to realize very profitable business for their clients.
Rodrigo De la Serna,
As a war rages on in the province of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea, a young girl becomes transfixed by the Charles Dickens novel Great Expectations, which is being read at school by the only white man in the village.
A biopic of the rise of father Jorge Mario Bergoglio SJ from a teacher in a Jesuit High School in Argentina to archbishop and cardinal of Buenos Aires to Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. The story touches on his relation with his fellow Jesuits in Argentina and Europe, to his relation with laureate writer Jorge Luis Borges, Argentine dictator Jorge Rafael Videla, and archbishops Laghi (nuncio to Argentina) and Quarracino (cardinal of Buenos Aires), up to the moment where he is elected Pope in 2013.Written by
This follows many events of Fr Jorgé in his time from entering the seminary to his election as head of the Roman Catholic Church. What I saw that really impressed me was the growth of the man throughout his life. It was mainly a growth in his ability to have empathy for people, particularly the marginalized and the families of missing persons. He learns how to love and give of himself and to not think of himself so much. He began to see the role of the Church as a promoter of social justice.
I found the acting and cinematography excellent. The movie is in Spanish but after a few minutes I wasn't aware of them any more.
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