Arising out of the horror of the Spanish Civil War, a candidate for canonization is investigated by a journalist who discovers his own estranged father had a deep, dark and devastating connection to the saint's life.
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A young journalist long ago rejected by his now aged and dying father finds himself investigating one of his father's former friends, a candidate for canonization. Uncovering the two men's complicated relationship from childhood through the horrors of the Spanish Civil War unveils a compelling drama filled with passion, betrayal, love and religion. An action packed story set during a murderous time in history that ultimately serves the present by revealing the importance and timeless power of forgiveness.Written by
All wars begin long before the first shot is fired and continue long after the last bullet has done its job.
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Because of poor box-office performance in 2011, the film was re-edited and re-released in the USA in 2012, under the title "There Be Dragons: Secrets of Passion". This new version is shorter (106 minutes) and has a new music scored by Robert Folk. See more »
Don't waste your money and eyesight on this propaganda film.
Just a manipulation of history, again, by the Opus Dei. Don't forget many cabinet ministers in the Franco governments of the 60s were members of this "sect" and acknowledged ("enterado") the dictator's many death sentences in those years. As for the film and reconciliation, the forget the epilogue: 40 years of forgiveness? It seems that those years do not exist for the film-maker...For the director the war had no consequences, it is an "unfinished" film and totally biased: why the Spanish left, especially the rural working classes were so against priests and church? No look at this background of starvation for the poor and privileges for the church. In fact, many priests participated in the rebeld side with their guns at the side... Ask my parents about"forgiveness" in Spain during those Opus years... As for JoseMari... I bet he would be laughing at it!
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