A Man Named John

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  • 1965
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 6.9  (86)

A man named John depicts the life of Pope John XXIII and his efforts to help the poor and less fortunate around the world, as well as battle his own inner demons. Rod Steiger plays a narrator of sorts, as the film is largely based out on the Pope's diary entries. Moreover, Steiger's character leads us to the very places the pope lived. Through this unusual style of film those watching get to see Steiger express the hardships, toils and troubles the Pope went through, ultimately to draw the viewer in and show the Pope was a man with his faults just like everyone else.

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Description
A man named John depicts the life of Pope John XXIII and his efforts to help the poor and less fortunate around the world, as well as battle his own inner demons. Rod Steiger plays a narrator of sorts, as the film is largely based out on the Pope's diary entries. Moreover, Steiger's character leads us to the very places the pope lived. Through this unusual style of film those watching get to see Steiger express the hardships, toils and troubles the Pope went through, ultimately to draw the viewer in and show the Pope was a man with his faults just like everyone else.
  • Release Date
    1965
  • Runtime
    1 hr 30 min
  • Language
    Italian
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (86)
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