The Young Pope: Season 1

Wildside (2016)

Drama
Italy / English / 50 mins
IMDb 8.4

Cast — View More ↓

Jude Law Pope Pius XIII
Javier Cámara Monsignor Bernardo Gutierrez
Ludivine Sagnier Esther
James Cromwell Cardinal Michael Spencer
Diane Keaton Sister Mary
Silvio Orlando Cardinal Voiello
Toni Bertorelli Cardinal Caltanissetta
Ignazio Oliva Father Valente
Ramón García Cardinal Aguirre
Cécile De France Sofia
Scott Shepherd Cardinal Dussolier

Plot

Lenny Belardo, the youngest and first American Pope in the history of the Church, must establish his new papacy and navigate the power struggles of the closed, secretive Vatican. Jude Law and Diane Keaton star in this eight part modern-day drama created by Academy Award® winning director Paolo Sorrentino.

Episodes

Episode 1: Episode 1

45 min Oct 21, 2016
As the new type of awkward arrives to the Vatican through both dreams and reality the staff is facing personal and system-based critiques.
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Writer: Stefano Rulli, Tony Grisoni, Paolo Sorrentino, Umberto Contarello
Guest starring: Allison Case (Soeur Mary jeune), Nicoletta Cefaly (Soeur Spencer), Vittorio Boscolo (Le faux malade)

Episode 2: Episode 2

45 min Oct 21, 2016
The hidden inner conflicts gleaming through dialogues build the inevitable change as the counter architecture of prejudices, expectancy and anticipation.
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Writer: Stefano Rulli, Tony Grisoni, Paolo Sorrentino, Umberto Contarello
Guest starring: Allison Case (Soeur Mary jeune), Andre Gregory, Armando Pizzuti (Prête Triregno)

Episode 3: Episode 3

45 min Oct 28, 2016
With his first address, the young Pope Pius XIII, enraged the faithful present at the St. Peter's Square. The Vatican is now trying to limit the damage. Lenny agrees to a press conference, making his counselor Sister Mary read a short statement. Now Cardinal Voiello wants to put the pope under all restrictions.
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Writer: Stefano Rulli, Tony Grisoni, Paolo Sorrentino, Umberto Contarello

Episode 4: Episode 4

45 min Oct 28, 2016
Cardinal Voiello urges the young Pope Pius XIII to finally deal with the abuse scandal surrounding American Cardinal Kurtwell. The Pope shocks Voiello by requesting to remove all homosexuals from the Catholic Church without regard to the person. Voiello then tries to force Esther, the wife of a Swiss guardsman, to seduce the pope.
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Writer: Stefano Rulli, Tony Grisoni, Paolo Sorrentino, Umberto Contarello

Episode 5: Episode 5

45 min Nov 04, 2016
Nine months into Lenny's papacy, he gives his first audience to the Italian prime minister. Dussolier carries out a controversial edict.
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Writer: Stefano Rulli, Tony Grisoni, Paolo Sorrentino, Umberto Contarello

Episode 6: Episode 6

45 min Nov 04, 2016
Dussollier blames himself after a tragedy and returns to Honduras. With Lenny's supporters dwindling, he questions whether his papacy is coming to an end.
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Writer: Stefano Rulli, Tony Grisoni, Paolo Sorrentino, Umberto Contarello

Episode 7: Episode 7

45 min Nov 11, 2016
Pius's opposition consolidates against him as his plan for a conservative revolution in the church continues to alienate the public. Sister Mary commits herself to deception. In the wake of a tragedy, Dussollier blames himself and decides to return to his mission in Honduras.
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Writer: Stefano Rulli, Tony Grisoni, Paolo Sorrentino, Umberto Contarello

Episode 8: Episode 8

45 min Nov 11, 2016
Pius XIII struggles to find clarity regarding his Papacy; a trip to Africa seems finally to bring about some.
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Writer: Stefano Rulli, Tony Grisoni, Paolo Sorrentino, Umberto Contarello

Episode 9: Episode 9

45 min Nov 18, 2016
As a teenager Pius XIII brought to life the mother of one of his friends. While investigating pedophile case in the Catholic Church, love letters, written by Pius XIII, are found. The letters were never sent. A journalist publish it and the woman, to whom they were addressed, reads it.
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Writer: Stefano Rulli, Tony Grisoni, Paolo Sorrentino, Umberto Contarello

Episode 10: Episode 10

45 min Nov 18, 2016
The Young Pope makes travel plans to Guatemala, to change them last minute, to "find God" in Venice, Everything changes and the finale remains open.
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Writer: Stefano Rulli, Tony Grisoni, Paolo Sorrentino, Umberto Contarello

Editions

Barcode Format Region Release Edition
883929587582 1 2017-06-06
5060352303568
5407003480856
5053083093891
4006448364564
883929587575 1 2017-06-06
5060352303575