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Habemus Papam (We Have A Pope)

  • Thompson on Hollywood  News

    Cardinals Meeting Inside Vatican to Elect a New Pope -- Real-Life 'Habemus Papam'?

    Four days following Pope Benedict XVI's official step-down from the papacy, more than 100 cardinals are rallying inside the Vatican to begin the election of a new pope. Anyone familiar with Italian auteur Nanni Moretti's Catholicism comedy "Habemus Papam" ("We Have a Pope"), in which a reluctant car...

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  • Indiewire  News

    Sundance Selects Crowns "Papam" for U.S.

    U.S. rights to director Nanni Moretti's Cannes 2011 feature "Habemus Papam" have been picked up by Sundance Selects. Starring Michel Piccoli as a hesitant fictious pope, the film also stars Moretti and will screen at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival as a Special Presentation.

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  • Caryn James  Reviews

    Timeliest DVD: Nanni Moretti's 'We Have A Pope'

    Why is this pope hiding in the bushes? The first comic conceit in Nanni Moretti's delightful and touching 2011 film We Have A Pope (Habemus Papam) is that no one wants to be pope, especially the guy who is elected, Cardinal Melville -- played by the extraordinary Michel Piccoli. There is no ti...

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  • Leonard Maltin  Reviews

    We Have A Pope—movie review

    Given Nanni Moretti’s track record as writer, director, and actor, there is every reason to have high hopes for his latest effort, 'We Have a Pope'. One would presume that a behind-the-scenes look at the process of naming a new Pontiff would provide ample fodder for observational humor. Instead, the...

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  • Criticwire  Reviews

    Criticwire Picks: Stillman's 'Damsels in Distress' Mostly Worth the Wait

    Fourteen years after "The Last Days of Disco," Whit Stillman has a movie in theaters again. And critics generally like it. With a "B" average from Indiewire's Criticwire Network, "Damsels in Distress" is this week’s Criticwire Pick of the Week.

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