Earthquake, revolution, openness... How to define the "Francis effect"? This Pope has gained global popularity. His style is humble and joyful... How do people see him, and what do they expect from him?
Where is he leading the Church? What will he change? How will it affect us?
This film describes the surprising ascension to the top of world's popularity of the almost unknown Argentinian cardinal. It also reflects the renewal of the Catholic Church's image that he has generated. A brief street poll with people of various nationalities and beliefs suggests the extension of this phenomenon. What can be the causes of such spectacular change in the public opinion?
This documentary answers these and other questions.
Contributing are people in the street and famous personalities such as the Cardinals from England, Paris, Bombay, Quebec, Lima, Sao Paulo... Vatican expert John Allen, Twitter specialist Gustavo Entrala, Cardinal Dolan, Vatican's spokesman Federico Lombardi. With touching images of an amazing first year.
Together with amazing images of this memorable first year, this documentary offers anecdotes, humorous details, provoking messages, opinions, and clues to understanding an already historical papacy.