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La guerra santa (1979)

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Coronel Ursino Valdez
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Celso Dominguez
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Padre Miguel
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Rutilo Sandoval
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Maestro ateo
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Padre Soler
José Luis Avendaño ...
Cristero
Roberto Ruy ...
Jacinto
Rafael Baledón
Antonio Zubiaga ...
Coronel Miranda
Fernando Pinkus ...
Cristero
José Dupeyrón ...
Capitan Cristero
Jorge Fegán ...
Presidente Municipal
Martha Covarrubias ...
Felisa (as Martha Rios)
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5 July 1979 (Mexico)  »

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Celso Dominguez: [sobbing] "Lord... you can do anything... end this stupidity"
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A narrow-minded movie
4 May 2007 | by See all my reviews

This movie is a superb production, but lacks of tolerance or flexibility or breadth on its view. The photography and locations were chosen beautifully. The story is based on revolution days in Mexico. The movie seems to have been directed as an anti-catholic propaganda against "cristeros" by evangelic fundamentalist, and the use of icons and dialogs are so obvious and deliberated that should be seen as educational essay of movie mistakes that shouldn't been done by a director. I think the movie make conclusions by its own an doesn't allow to make your own. It should have been a interesting movie but you get bored after the first 5 minutes.


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