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Top 100 Most Anticipated Films of 2010: Nanni Moretti’s Habemus Papam

I’ve been imagining Moretti play a shrink to the Pope ever since this project was announced. Never one to mince words, I appreciate his political sense of humor and matter of fact dialogue.

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#56. We Have a Pope (Habemus Papam)

Director: Nanni Moretti
Writer(s): Francesco Piccolo, Federica Pontremoli and Moretti
Producers: Jean Labadie, Domenico Procacci and Moretti
Distributor: Rights Available.

The Gist: This is about a Pope (Michel Piccoli) who decides he doesn’t want the job as soon as he’s elected. Moretti will play a psychiatrist called in by the Vatican to resolve the problem…..(more)

Cast: Nanni Moretti and Michel Piccoli.

Why is it on the list?: I’ve been imagining Moretti play a shrink to the Pope ever since this project was announced. Never one to mince words, I appreciate his political sense of humor and matter of fact dialogue.

Release Date/Status?: Currently in pre-production, expect this to be a late fit for Venice or Rome Film Festival. SPC or IFC will surely make a bid.

 
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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson’s "This Teacher" (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022, he was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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