'We Have a Pope' Strikes Up Several U.K. Deals (Cannes)

Cannes Film Festival

Nanni Moretti's film is about a newly elected pontiff and his psychoanalyst.

Nanni Moretti's In Competition title, We Have A Pope (Habemus Papam), is popping up across Europe amid a slew of deal memos struck by U.K. sales and production banner Fandango Portobello, headed by Janine Gold.

Moretti's movie stars Michel Piccoli as a newly-elected Pope and his psychoanalyst, played by Moretti, who helps him get over panic attacks before public appearances.

Fandango Portobello sealed deals with Le Pacte in France, Cineart in Belgium and the Netherlands, Seven Films in Greece, Gutek Film in Poland, Independent Film in Romania, Frenetic Films in Switzerland and Mega Confilm for Yugoslavia and Albania.