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Saturday, October 26 • 5:45pm - 7:50pm
The Two Popes

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(UK, 126 min)

Writer: Anthony McCarten
Director: Fernando Meirelles
Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Jonathan Pryce, Juan Minujin

From Fernando Meirelles, the Academy Award-nominated director of City of God,
and three-time Academy Award®-nominated screenwriter Anthony McCarten,
comes an intimate story of one of the most dramatic transitions of power in the
last 2,000 years. Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio
(Jonathan Pryce) requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict
(Anthony Hopkins). Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective
Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to
reveal a secret that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church. Behind
Vatican walls, a struggle commences between both tradition and progress, guilt
and forgiveness, as these two very different men confront their pasts in order to
find common ground and forge a future for a billion followers around the world.
Inspired by true events.

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PARAMOUNT AND STATE THEATRE BAG POLICY*
NOT permitted:
• No large bags over 14 x 12 x 6 in size
• No food or beverage of any kind
• No weapons of any shape or size (including
firearms, explosives, pocket knives, etc.)
• No cameras or recorders of any kind
ALLOWED but subject to inspection:
• Bags smaller than 14 x 12 x 6
• Diaper bags (when child is present)
• Medically necessary items (including breast
pumps)
• Jackets and coats


Saturday October 26, 2019 5:45pm - 7:50pm
Paramount Theatre 713 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

Attendees (230)