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  • What price would you pay for freedom? In the exhilarating action epic FOR GREATER GLORY, an impassioned group of men and women make the decision to risk it all for family, faith and country. This film unfolds the (hidden) true story of 1920's Cristeros War.

  • A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929); a war by the people of Mexico against the atheistic Mexican government.


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  • In the exhilarating action epic FOR GREATER GLORY, an impassioned group of men and women make the decision to risk it all for family, faith and country. This film unfolds the (hidden) true story of 1920´s Cristeros War.

    As General Gorostieta (Andy García), a retired militar who witness with his family the fall of Mexico into a violent civil war, begins his transition from the most hesitating man into the most inspiring and self-sacrifice leader of the ragtag resistance army.

    Gorostieta starts noticing the personal struggle his men faced due to religious persecution, transforming a ragtag band of rebels into a heroic force.

    In the middle of this transition, Gorostieta discovers how courage and belief are forged even when justice seems lost.

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