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3.5
22 Ratings

In the Name of the Pope King

In nome del papa re

Directed by Luigi Magni
Italy, 1977
Drama

Synopsis

In 1867, a world-weary judge on the papal court, wants to resign, disgusted by the violence to which the papacy resorts to hold secular power, but he learns that a brief liaison with a countess 20 years’ before produced a son, one of the rebels arrested.

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In the Name of the Pope King Directed by Luigi Magni

Awards & Festivals

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1978 | 4 wins including: Best Actor

David di Donatello Awards

1978 | 3 wins including: Best Film

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