The Jewish Cardinal (2013)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature], Religious Drama  |   Release Date - Apr 11, 2014 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - France  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Ilan Duran Cohen's drama The Jewish Cardinal is a biopic of Jean-Marie Lustiger (Laurent Lucas), a Polish Jew who continued to celebrate his Jewish heritage even when he decided to become Catholic. He enters the priesthood, and eventually rises to a position of power. He is eventually put in charge of mediating between Catholics and Jews in order to build a convent in Auschwitz.

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Cardinal, Catholicism, church, Jewish, Polish [nationality], priest