Pope Joan


Pope Joan
A 9th century woman of English extraction born in the German city of Ingelheim disguises herself as a man and rises through the Vatican ranks. Based on a true story. In German language with English subtitles.

139 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Violence).
Drama, Period piece, Romance, On the art circuit
It
It's cold and lonely at the top ...

Credits

Cast
Johanna Wokalek, David Wenham, John Goodman, Iain Glen, Edward Petherbridge, Anatole Taubman, Lotte Flack
Director
Sönke Wortmann
ScreenplayHeinrich Hadding, Sönke Wortman, from the novel by Donna Woolfolk Cross
MusicMarcel Barsotti
CinematographyTom Fährmann
EditingHans Funck
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Dolby
Made in2009
Produced byConstantin Film, ARD Degeto Film, Dune Films, Ikiru Films, Medusa Films, UFA

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageNone
NudityOne scene, female buttocks in non-sexual context
SexMild, infrequent. Some mild sexual innuendo.
ViolenceFairly frequent, bloody, gory, a rape and domestic violence
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsA heavy medieval religious drama with a fair amount of threat and menace.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.



Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Lara de Matos quote iconThe lead's quite wooden, though she's got good support
5

What the People say

Internet
1135 Netizens quote iconBest historical movie of the year?
13

Average .. 45%

9

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