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The Young Pope (2016– )
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Episode #1.6 

Nine months after the Pope's ascension to power, the Church faces a financial crisis, there is joy for Esther, while Dussolier is put in a difficult position.

Director:

Paolo Sorrentino

Writers:

Paolo Sorrentino, Paolo Sorrentino (created by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jude Law ... Lenny Belardo
Diane Keaton ... Sister Mary
Silvio Orlando ... Cardinal Voiello
Javier Cámara ... Cardinal Gutierrez
Scott Shepherd ... Cardinal Dussolier
Cécile de France ... Sofia (credit only)
Ludivine Sagnier ... Esther
Toni Bertorelli Toni Bertorelli ... Cardinal Caltanissetta
Stefano Accorsi ... Italian Prime Minister
James Cromwell ... Cardinal Michael Spencer (credit only)
Massimiliano Gallo ... Captain Becchi
Tony Plana
Dino Conti Dino Conti ... (as Emilio Dino Conti)
Marcos Franz Marcos Franz ... Ángelo Sanchez
Ignazio Oliva Ignazio Oliva ... Valente
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Nine months after the Pope's ascension to power, the Church faces a financial crisis, there is joy for Esther, while Dussolier is put in a difficult position.

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Drama

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AL | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 2016 (Italy) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Quotes

Italian Prime Minister: But in that case why... Why haven't you appeared in public yet?
Lenny Belardo: Because there's still no need.
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Watchtower
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Written by Devlin, Ed Sheeran, Labrinth, Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix
Instrumental performed by Jimi Hendrix
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Getting Kicked by the Papal Boot
15 July 2017 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

Pius hand the Italian Prime Minister a list of demands. He wants the government to support a bevy of very conservative demands. Opposition to abortion under any circumstances, no gay marriage, support and extension of Vatican land, and on and on. When the Prime Minister balks at this, big time political threats are made. The remainder of the episode shows Pius (Jude Law) moving into enforcement mode. He feels he is the new Jesus in some ways, and he's not about let the clergy get away with anything. There is bewilderment. One particular scene is when he asks if a priest or priests are willing to get down in the dirt of the streets and serve drug dealer and the scum of the Earth. Basically, he is telling them that they'd better be ready for this because it could easily come to be. Things are heating up.


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