Pope Joan Synopsis
In the 9th century a woman disguises herself as a man and rises through the Vatican ranks.

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Pope Joan

By aziza454
Best movie I've seen this year. It's a credible historical but fictional tale with John Goodman as a pope and dreamy David Wenham (Faramir) as the male lead. In English, but filmed in Germany and...

Pope Joan

By teachgiftedkids
A historical significant movie everyone must see. True to the time period and closely follows the book by Donna Wolkfolk Cross. Actors are well-chosen and fulfill their rolls perfectly. This is a...

Revelation in historical fiction!

By buffyaah
Historical fiction at it's best. Fascinating account of a woman who disguises herself as a man to gain an education and experience the advantages of being a man in 9th century Europe. The brutual and...

Pope Joan

By LindaHab
I found the subject interesting, a curious footnote to history. I thought the film over all was too long, and more of a social studies movies for schools (if it could be cut about 45 min). The film...

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Rated NR