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The Eleventh Commandement

A Cardinal of the Catholic Church, in agreement with an Italian politician connected to an international political group, wants to recoup artistic treasures stolen from Italy by Napoleon and preserved at the Louvre. The Cardinal’s objective is to help the Vatican and the Church regain what he believes is their rightful property. The mission is to recover these works of art from France without putting the moral prestige and integrity of the Church at risk,.

he Eleventh commandment – Never forget SYNOPSIS A Cardinal of the Catholic Church, in agreement with an Italian politician connected to an international political group, wants to recoup artistic treasures stolen from Italy by Napoleon and preserved at the Louvre. The Cardinal’s objective is to help the Vatican and the Church regain what he believes is their rightful property. The mission is to recover these works of art from France without putting the moral prestige and integrity of the Church at risk, a reputation which has suffered in recent years due to scandal. There are various characters involved in the plot whose motives are both political and financial. An infamous international thief is recruited for the job in exchange for a new identity. He is responsible for forming a squad to rob the Louvre. He recruits a young hacker and two former street acrobats to execute the job. The group is opposed by a ruthless French mercenary who is acting under the influence of powerful politicians. The audience will discover the true intention of each main character as preparation of the heist evolves, and come to understand the intricacy and mastermind behind the theft. The heist occurs on July 14th. The Cardinal's group successfully recovers the art work from the Louvre and are compensated for the heist. At the same time they are able to convince the French Mercenary to join their side. Throughout the story, the audience will believe the main purpose of the heist was to secretly resell the artistic treasures to illegal art dealers for money. After three years, however, a further discovery will puzzle the viewers: the illegal art dealers received counterfeit pieces and unknown "terrorists" claim to hold the real art works. The terrorists threaten to burn the worldly treasures, unless France renounces the Treaty of Tolentino and the Vatican once again retains ownership and control of the art pieces. Due to international pressure France, finds itself in a position where it must accept the threat and renounces the Treaty which governed since 1798. The balance of the world returns to that of an earlier time.

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Posted:
09/26/2020
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09/26/2020
Author Bio:
Antoine Rubini

An Entrepreneur currently operating an apparel company and two fashion brands. In the process of setting up an internet distribution multi vendor start up and also a you tube video producer and film writer and enthusiast.