06-24 November 2019



Fernando Meirelles

United Kingdom, Italy, United States, Argentina

2019 / 125’ / Hawaii Premiere / English

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.

-Lee Ngo

Saturday 16 20:30 - 22:40Regal Dole Cannery 18
Sunday 17 13:45 - 15:55Regal Dole Cannery 13
DirectorFernando Meirelles.
CastAnthony Hopkins, Jonathan Pryce and Juan Minujin.
ScreenplayAnthony Mccarten.
CinematographerCésar Charlone.

Marcelo La Torre ... line producer
James Joseph McDonald ... archive producer
Tracey Seaward ... producer
Enzo Sisti ... line producer: italy

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