The New Pope: Season 1 Episode 1
Series 1 Ep 1

Drama
59m2018USAAvailable until 15 January 2022
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Series 1 Ep 1
59m

Pius XIII is in a coma. And the church, under threat from sex scandals, idolisers and possible terrorist attacks, cannot afford to remain without a Pontiff. Cardinal Voiello decides to run in the Conclave elections, but realising he risks losing against the loathed Cardinal Hernandez, he supports the election of Tommaso Viglietti, believing him to be meek and easy to manipulate. In actual fact the new Pope, with the name of Francis II, opens the doors of the Vatican to refugees and liquidates the riches of the Church to donate the money to people in need…

languages:
English
subtitles:
English
directors:
Paolo Sorrentino
cast:
Jude Law, John Malkovich, Silvio Orlando
advice:
Coarse language, Adult themes and/or dangerous stunts