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There's a lot to unpack in "," an imagining of what happened behind closed doors as the conservative Pope Benedict XVI (played by Anthony Hopkins) revealed his shocking wish to retire to the future and far more progressive Pope Francis (Jonathan Pryce) in 2012.
The film, which arrives in theaters Wednesday in New York and Los Angeles and streams on Netflix Dec. 20, that led to two living popes housed within the Vatican walls for the first time in more than 600 years.
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USA TODAY spoke to director Fernando Meirelles ("City of God") on everything from the pontiffs' supposed meal of pizza inside the Sistine Chapel to how the Vatican has responded to the film.
Did the two popes really share Fanta and pizza?
Not really. “The Fanta is real,” says Meirelles, alluding to Pope Benedict's long-documented love of the fizzy orange drink. And “the two popes did meet three times before Pope Francis was elected. So the meetings are real as well. But the pizza I just came up with. That was my thing."
They also probably never watched soccer together
At least, not as joyously as the film portrays. “It seems Pope Benedict doesn’t like (soccer); he likes Formula 1,” Meirelles says. “It would have been a good opportunity, but we really made this up.” In fact, the Vatican even released a statement in 2014 saying Pope Francis and ex-Pope Benedict would not likely not be watching together when their home countries Argentina and Germany faced off at the World Cup Final.
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But what is real, the director says, is the substance of the two popes' philosophical debates in the film. “All the dialogue, this is all taken from speeches or interviews or their writings," Meirelles says. "So what they say in the film is what they did say at some point in their lives.”
What about Pope Francis whistling ABBA?
Pop culture references sneak into “The Two Popes,” including the ABBA tune "Dancing Queen" that then-Cardinal Bergoglio hums in a Vatican bathroom. (The track is also used as the cardinals walk through the Sistine Chapel in 2005 to vote for an incoming pope.)
“It’s a joke that nobody gets," Meirelles says. "The lyrics at that point of the music say: 'Friday night and the lights are low ... You come to look for a king / Anybody could be that guy' as the cardinals are walking. We wanted something popular; Bergoglio would be whistling something popular. Probably Pope Benedict (a classical music fan) doesn’t even know what ABBA is.”
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Why mute Pope Benedict’s confession?
Some critics haveat the limited way in which "The Two Popes" addresses Pope Benedict's responsibility to take on pedophilia within the Catholic Church. (Stop reading now if you don't want to know how the film handles it.) In a key moment, the dialogue during Benedict's fictionalized confession is mostly muted after he admits knowledge of a guilty priest, and the film dispenses with the topic after the scene is over.
“We had more lines, we had another two paragraphs on that," Meirelles says. "But my feeling is that if we would go very deep on child abuse, the film would be a film about it, because this issue is so strong. And the film is not about the church and the mistakes of the church. We mention it, but it's not about it. ... The film was a film of Pope Francis. Not on the problems of the church.”
Has there been any feedback from the Vatican?
“We showed it to some people from the Vatican, but outside of the Vatican," says Meirelles, noting positive feedback. "Of course, we’d love to have a screening inside, but I think it will never happen. Even if they see the film, they won’t tell us."
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The director even thinks the pope emeritus became more winsome in the fictionalized story. "To be honest, I think Pope Benedict is better in our film than he is in real life, (more) charismatic," he adds. "Anthony Hopkins can’t help himself, he’s charming. So, good for Pope Benedict.”
Any chance the two popes ever tangoed?
"No, I think not," Meirelles chuckles, explaining why he included a scene of Pope Francis briefly tangoing with Pope Benedict as he exited the Vatican. "The script was quite difficult because at the end of the day it’s two men talking about religion – not very exciting. So it was a big challenge to make it entertaining and engaging. But every time I read that scene, I said, 'It’s not going to work, this is too ridiculous.' I said, 'I’m going to shoot it because it’s here but I’m sure we’re going to cut it in the final cut.' But (Pryce and Hopkins) made it work, they made it emotional. So I was surprised."
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Popes' Palace of Avignon (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur): its history and its curiosities
The Palais des Papes is the largest Gothic building of the Middle Ages. It belongs, with other monuments of the city, to the World Heritage of UNESCO since 1995. Its history
This residence of the pontiff rulers in the 14th century is the high place patrimonial of the city. Nine popes succeeded one another in Avignon. An imposing fortress and sumptuous palace, it is the symbol of the power of Christendom and the temporal and spiritual power exercised by the papacy at that time. Two popes builders, Benedict XII and Clement VI, have built in less than twenty years the largest Gothic palace. 25 rooms are visible: large ceremonial halls that have hosted ceremonies and feasts, chapels with painted decorations, private apartments of the pope and terraces. Chapels and apartments have preserved priceless frescoes that testify to the innovative work of French and Italian painting schools. Some painted decorations are attributed to the great Italian painter Matteo Giovannetti.
The Histopad, thanks to 3D and augmented reality technologies, allows you to experience a temporary immersion in major pieces of the monument, reconstructed as they could be in the 14th century. From 19 to 21 May, during the Alterarosa event, roses will be the queens of the Palais des Papes to create moments of conviviality and artistic discovery, with workshops, exhibitions, conferences ... Finally, from mid-August at the end of September, a sound and light show will be screened in the main courtyard of the Palais des Papes ...In practice
Avignon, in the Vaucluse
Every day, from 9h / 9h30 to 17h45 (winter) ) and until 8.30 pm (summer)
Price: full price, 12 €, reduced (of which child from 8 to 17 years old), 10 €, free for - 8 years old, guided tours, coupled with other sites ...
Infos and reservations: +33 (0) 4 32 74 32 74 /and www.palais-des-papes.com
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