Anthony Hopkins & Jonathan Pryce In Netflix Original Film THE TWO POPES – First Look

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THE TWO POPES

Toronto International Film Festival announces The Two Popes at the 2019 Film Festival.

Here’s your first look of Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce in the film coming soon to Netflix!

_L to R – Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce star in The Two Popes | © Netflix 2019

From Fernando Meirelles, the Academy Award-nominated director of “City of God,” and three-time Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Anthony McCarten, comes an intimate story of one of the most dramatic transitions of power in the last 2,000 years. Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio (Jonathan Pryce) requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict (Anthony Hopkins). Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to reveal a secret that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church. Behind Vatican walls, a struggle commences between both tradition and progress, guilt and forgiveness, as these two very different men confront their pasts in order to find common ground and forge a future for a billion followers around the world. 

Inspired by true events

 

Coming soon to Netflix!

 

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