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In From the Vault by John Tebbutt

  – The Jeweller’s Shop (1988): This turgid drama was adapted (under “strict Vatican supervision”) from a play by Karol Wojtyla, who wrote it before he changed his name to Pope John Paul II. (I guess his parents weren’t named Mr. and Mrs. II after all….) Now, you’ve got to be curious about a movie that’s written by the Pope. What kind of fabulous …