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Biopic movie on Pope Francis in the works

HUMBLE PERSONAL STYLE. Pope Francis holds a presscon on the flight back to Italy from Brazil. EPA/Luca Zennaro/Pool

A film about the life of Pope Francis, the first pontiff from the Americas, is in the pipeline in his native Argentina, “Variety” reported Monday, September 2. The film, to be entitled “Historia de un cura” (“A Priest’s Tale”), will be directed by Alejandro Agresti and star Rodrigo de la Serna as the Pope, who was born Jorge Mario Bergoglio in Buenos Aires. The Argentine pope with a humble personal style has shown a strong reformist drive in his first few months in office and has set up a series of committees aimed at reforming the Vatican hierarchy, its economic affairs, and its bank.

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