Pope Francis - A Man of His Word Reviews

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April 3, 2019
Pope Francis - A Man of His Word will restore your faith in benevolence.
March 12, 2019
Even if [Wenders] direction feels more competent than brilliant, he deserves credit for making sure the film progresses with no topic redundancy or unnecessary delays.
October 11, 2018
Intended by Wenders to be a personal journey with the Pope, this documentary is more about what the man says that it is about who he is.
October 8, 2018
In the end, Pope Francis - A Man of His Word will turn out to be an enlightening documentary for laymen... but perhaps more conventional for all those familiar with the words and the work of this revolutionary spiritual guide. [Full review in Spanish]
September 29, 2018
Wim Wenders gets close to the Pope by pontificating through discourse. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 14, 2018
You do not have to be Christian, or even religious, to appreciate the man that is Pope Francis.
August 14, 2018
If you are in any doubt as to the impetus behind the project then look to its title. No film called A Man of his Word is going to draw much blood from the subject.
August 13, 2018
It's a gentle, generous-spirited tribute to the 266th supreme pontiff that captures much of the warmth and magnetism that have allowed him to bring his message of mercy to migrants and misfits everywhere.
August 13, 2018
Films such as these must show us the less-seen colours of a subject, and to this extent, Wenders succeeds.
August 9, 2018
Francis emerges as a charming, gracious figure but after a while, his words all start to blend together.
June 14, 2018
By refusing to judge, Pope Francis takes us all by the hand and leads us towards a vision of humanity that earns and deserves our pride. This could be the first meaningful step towards what we might dream we could be.
May 30, 2018
In service of this particular picture, though, it's best to set... cynicism aside.
May 25, 2018
Wenders uses director Errol Morris' famous Interrotron camera, which permits him to film the pope talking straight into the camera with unique intimacy.
May 25, 2018
Wenders is obviously deeply impressed with Francis' integrity and warmth of spirit. It's difficult to see how anyone who watches this film won't be too.
May 25, 2018
... persuasive in touting his influence ... and its interviews provide an intimate glimpse into his thoughtful and compassionate perspectives.
May 24, 2018
Pope Francis - A Man of His Word places its focus on the man himself, rather than the spiritual domain he presides over.
May 23, 2018
[Pope Francis: A Man of His Word] is genuinely inspirational, and these days that counts for something.
May 22, 2018
This is not a biography in the traditional sense...Instead, we see the Pontiff traveling the world...dispensing his message of love to believers and non-believers alike.
May 21, 2018
Eufemia, an aged nun in Argentina, says that Pope Francis' life is a sermon. So is this good film.
May 20, 2018
This pope is very interesting. He's truly a pope of the people and takes on social and ecological issues with ease. Almost had me wanting to become Catholic. Almost.
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