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THE TWO POPES (2019)

THE TWO POPES <span>(2019)</span> artwork

THE TWO POPES (2019)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 126

Release dates 29/11/2019

Ratings Info moderate violence, threat, sex references, images of dead bodies

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Fernando Meirelles

Cast includes Anthony Hopkins, Jonathan Pryce, Juan Minujín, Sidney Cole, Thomas D. Williams, Federico Torre

Summary THE TWO POPES is a biographical drama in which Pope Benedict and the future Pope Francis try to forge a new path for the Catholic church.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Cinema release suitable for 12 years and over icon12A

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 19/11/2019

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE TWO POPES is a biographical drama in which Pope Benedict and the future Pope Francis try to forge a new path for the Catholic church.

Violence

There are scenes in which people are shot as well as scenes in which dead bodies are seen lying on the ground.

Threat and horror

A group of gunmen threaten people; victims are hooded and gagged. A woman is injected with an unknown substance.

Sex

A man confesses to a priest that he masturbates several times a day.

Disturbing images

Dead bodies are disposed of at sea. The dead body of Pope John Paul II is shown during his funeral service.

There are brief and undetailed references to child abuse and infrequent use of very mild bad language (for example, 'damn', 'God').

Details

Title
THE TWO POPES
Year
2019
Formats
Cinema
Distributor(s)
Netflix International B.V.
Classified date(s)
11/11/2019
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF379841

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