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The Young Pope (2016– )
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Episode #1.8 

The Pope deals with his grief after experiencing a personal loss, and travels to Africa where his eyes are opened to wider suffering.

Director:

Paolo Sorrentino
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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 (credit only)
Scott Shepherd ... Cardinal Dussolier (credit only)
Cécile de France ... Sofia
Ludivine Sagnier ... Esther (credit only)
Toni Bertorelli Toni Bertorelli ... Cardinal Caltanissetta
James Cromwell ... Cardinal Michael Spencer
Ignazio Oliva Ignazio Oliva ... Valente
Milvia Marigliano Milvia Marigliano ... Sister Antonia
Sebastian Roché ... Cardinal Michel Marivaux
Robert Brodie Booth Robert Brodie Booth
Francesca Cutolo
Adolph de Beer Adolph de Beer
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The Pope deals with his grief after experiencing a personal loss, and travels to Africa where his eyes are opened to wider suffering.

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Genres:

Drama

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AL | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

11 November 2016 (Italy) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Sebastian Roche who plays a cardinal here, once played the angel Balthazar on Supernatural (2005), for a few seasons. See more »

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Performed by Rcondite
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On the Move to Nondescript Africa
16 July 2017 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

It's an odd dichotomy. Pope Lenny at times deplores publicity and turns his back on the traditional avarice necessary to run his domain. He is truly pious. But now he sees his work as a publicity nightmare and in comes his favorite girl. She makes recommendations about sticks with no carrots. Eventually, he reluctantly makes his way to see an African nun who is corrupt and narcissistic. She is thought of as a saint and yet she is much responsible for deplorable conditions in her country. She is more interested in getting a selfie with the Pope than serious discussion. He sees how awful things are but, in his inimitable way, isn't all that interested in closing up the gaps. He has become more and more pretentious and some of the directors images really enhance this.


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