My Mother's Smile

Veteran provocateur Marco Bellocchio uses the possibility of a woman's canonization to trap her relatives in a hornet's nest of personal agendas and religious intrigue. Artist Ernesto Picciafuoco (Sergio Castellitto), a resolute atheist, is stunned when papal emissary Don Pugni (Bruno Cariello) asks him to participate in a Vatican hearing on the subject...read more