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El Baño del Papa




Title:
El Baño del Papa

Genre:
Drama

Cinema Première:
2008-08-01


Production Country:
Uruguay

Directed by:
César Charlone, Enrique Fernández

Cast:
César TroncosoVirginia MéndezMario SilvaVirginia Ruiz

Duration:
97

Production Year:
2007

Plot Outline:
It is 1988, and Melo, a Uruguayan town on the Brazilian border, awaits the visit of Pope John Paul II. Numbers begin circulating: hundreds of people will come, no thousands say the media.

To the poor townspeople this means one thing: pilgrims in need of food and drink, paper flags, souvenirs, commemorative medals.

Brimming with enthusiasm, the villagers not only hope for divine blessing, but above all for a small share of material happiness. And petty smuggler Beto is certain that he’s found the best business idea of all: “The Pope’s Toilet”, where the thousands of pilgrims can find relief