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Pope Joan

Die Päpstin

Directed by Sönke Wortmann
United Kingdom, Italy, 2009
Drama, Biography


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.

Pope Joan Directed by Sönke Wortmann

Awards & Festivals

German Film Critics Association Awards

2010 | Nominee: Best Film Score



German Film Awards

2010 | 4 nominations including: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Gold)

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