John Paul II

A modern Pope ?


John Paul II has gone down in posterity as a modern pope who defended freedom. And yet! Favoring upholders of traditional morals over reformists, the Holy Father broke the momentum (towards freedom) in developing nations – particularly in Latin America. Preferring injustice to unrest, he also covered up scandals in an institution that claims to be exemplary. A pope whose fast-track canonization conceals numerous gray areas…

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  • Author

    Christiane Ratiney
  • Technical team

    Original music : Stéphane Lopez
    Éditions Cinétévé - LNA Records

    Editing : Cécile Coolen
    Assistant editors : Sophie Krykwinski, Clémence Prost

    Sound editor : Frédéric Commault
    Documentalist : Deborah Ford and Karim Kamrani
    Graphic design : Gaël Baillau
  • Cast

    A film by Christiane Ratiney
    Directed by Christiane Ratiney
    Editorial director : Olivier Wieviorka
    Artistic director : David Korn-Brzoza
    Historical advisor : Gilles Ferragu

  • Distributor

    Cinétévé Sales - Gorka Gallier -
  • International sales

    Cinétévé Sales - Gorka Gallier -
  • Music edition

  • A cineteve production
    Cinétévé : Fabienne Servan Schreiber, Lucie Pastor
    Arte Culture and society unit : Fabrice Puchault
    Arte History Program : Anne Grolleron

    With the participation of Viasat World Limited, RTBF - Documentary Unit - Marc Bouvier, Madman Entertainment.
    With the support of PROCIREP - Société des Producteurs
    And of the ANGOA and the Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée.

    Press agent : Michaël Morlon

    Format : HD
    Genre : History / 100% archives

    Cinétévé - Arte France - 2020