ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL 2011!! Never one to shy away from controversy, Italian film-maker Nanni Moretti has followed 'The Caiman', his assault on Silvio Berlusconi, with a nervously anticipated examination of the holiest of holy cows, the papacy. Already released in Italy, Habemus Papam has provoked only the mildest tut-tutting from the Vatican, and it's not hard to see why: Moretti's conception of the Holy Father is a man weighed down by the immensity of his burden, who must reconcile human fears with spiritual responsibilities, and who is drawn equally to the life of the world and the life of the mind.
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