The intriguing new documentary “Pope Francis: A Man of His Phrase” offers an inside glimpse of the pontiff via candid interviews and new footage.
Whereas the movie is finest for followers of the fabric, non-Catholics, too, will achieve perception into one in all the most distinguished leaders in the world.
Francis isn’t the form of man who simply rattles off scripture. He quotes Dostoyevsky, he cites environmental research and is well-versed in world politics. Plus, he’s a mensch.
Most transferring are his journeys overseas to go to the poor and communities struggling via pure disasters. He goes to a detention middle in Philadelphia, a hospital in Africa and to the Philippines after a hurricane in 2017.
In the movie’s interviews, Francis doesn’t draw back from main points the church is going through, equivalent to little one abuse, science, homosexual folks and the atmosphere. He offers agency solutions.
However director Wim Wenders might do with out his tacky re-enactments of St. Francis of Assisi — they appear to be a ’90s bible examine VHS tape — and I want we discovered extra about Francis pre-papacy.