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Salvadoran Archbishop Romero (1989) (Raul Julia)'s full name and title was Oscar Arnulfo Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador. Romero's real life person name on IMDb is Oscar Romero whilst his full birth-name in actual life was Ãscar Arnulfo Romero y GaldÃ¡mez. See more »
In the opening scene when they are taking pictures of the crowd they are advancing the film manually, but there is the sound of a motorized drive. See more »
Archbishop Oscar Romero:
I'd like to make an appeal in a special way to the men in the army. Brothers, each one of you is one of us. We are the same People. The farmers and peasants that you kill are your own brothers and sisters. When you hear the words of a man telling you to kill, think instead in the words of God, "Thou shalt not kill!" No soldier is obliged to obey an order contrary to the Law of God. In His name and in the name of our tormented people who have suffered so much, and whose laments cry out to heaven...
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An absorbing film that tackles violence in the harshest terms and is led by an angelic performance by the great Raul Julia. Like "Schindler's List," Romero sacrifices everything for peace and survival. He's willing to stand with his people and take brutality as they do. A remarkable film!
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