We Have a Pope is a 2011 Italian comedy-drama film directed by Nanni Moretti. Its original title is Habemus Papam, the Latin phrase used upon the announcement of a new pope. The film stars Michel Piccoli as a cardinal who, against his wishes, is elected pope. Moretti co-stars as a psychiatrist who is called in to help the pope overcome his panic. The film premiered in Italy in April 2011 and played in competition at the 64th Cannes Film Festival. On the death of the pope, the conclave meets in Rome. Early ballots end with black smoke, since none of the main candidates reaches the quorum....
|Release date:||April 15, 2011|
|Directed by:||Nanni Moretti|
|Producer:||Nanni Moretti, Domenico Procacci, Jean Labadie|
|Music by:||Franco Piersanti|
|Screenplay by:||Nanni Moretti, Francesco Piccolo, Federica Pontremoli|