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JEWISH CARDINAL, THE

Director:

  Ilan Duran Cohen
  

Year Released:

  2013

Jan's Rating:

Rich's Rating:

4 out of 5

4 out of 5

Key Performances:

  Laurent Lucas
  AurÚlien Recoing
  Bruno Todeschini
  Lots of Priests
  Lots of Nuns
Movie Haiku:BioPic about Aaron Lustiger (born in France to Jewish refugee parents in 1926), who converted to Catholicism, rose rapidly thru the church hierarchy & became a key advisor to Pope Jean Paul II. The first half is weighed down by exposition, but once Lustiger-now calling himself Jean-Marie--faces off against Carmelite nuns building a convent at Auschwitz the drama is riveting!

ADDITIONAL FF2 INFO ABOUT THIS FILM:

Women filmmakers?

  Yes

Jewish content?

  Yes

Haiku Posted:

  2014