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For Greater Glory [Blu-ray + DVD Combo] : The True Story Of Cristiada (2012)
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Call Number BLU-RAY/DRAMA/FOR


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Published: Santa Monica, CA : distributed by ARC Entertainment, [2012]
Description:  2 videodiscs (150 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 9786314794439,
Language:  English


Blu-ray disc and DVD contain the feature film and special features

Videodisc release of the 2012 motion picture

"Blu-ray + DVD"--Container

Special features include the featurette The true story of the Cristeros

Andy Garcia, Oscar Isaac, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Santiago Cabrera, Mauricio Kuri, Rubén Blades, Bruce Greenwood, Eduardo Verastegui, Bruce McGill, Eva Longoria, Peter O'Toole

"An impassioned group of men and women risk everything for family, faith and the very future of their country--as the film's adventure unfolds against the long-hidden, true story of the 1920s Cristero War--the daring people's revolt that rocked 20th century North America. ... General Gorostieta, the retired military man who at first thinks he has nothing personal at stake as he and his wife ... watch Mexico fall into a violent civil war. yet the man who hesitates in joining the cause will soon become the resistance's most inspiring and self sacrificing leader, as he begins to see the cost of religious persecution on his countrymen--and transforms a rag-tag band of rebels into a heroic force to be reckoned with"--Container

Rating: R; for war violence and some disturbing images

Blu-ray disc; widescreen, enhanced for widescreen TVs; 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; requires Blu-ray player

DVD, region 1; widescreen, enhanced for widescreen TVs; Dolby Digital 5.1

Blu-ray disc: English or Spanish dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles; optionally subtitled in English for the hearing impaired

DVD videodisc: English or Spanish dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned

Related Searches:
Cristero Rebellion, 1926-1929 -- Drama.
Church and state -- Drama. -- History -- 20th century -- Mexico
Freedom of religion -- Drama. -- History -- 20th century -- Mexico
Mexico -- Drama. -- History -- 1910-1946
Historical films.
War films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Drama.
Blu-ray
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Additional Credits:
Wright, Dean, 1967- director
Love, Michael author of screenplay (Michael James),
Barroso, Pablo Jose, producer
Garcia, Andy, actor
Isaac, Oscar, actor
Sandino Moreno, Catalina, 1981- actor
Cabrera, Santiago, actor
Kuri, Mauricio, 1997- actor
Blades, Rubén, actor
Greenwood, Bruce, 1956- actor
Verástegui, Eduardo, 1974- actor
McGill, Bruce, 1950- actor
Longoria, Eva, 1975- actor
O'Toole, Peter, 1932-2013, actor
Horner, James, composer
New Land Films.
Dos Corazones Films.
ARC Entertainment (Firm)

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For Greater Glory - Five stars

For Greater Glory captured my heart for Mexico and its people who longed for religous freedom. Both young and old characters inspire viture and greatness. Antonio Banderas' part as general was brilliant. Violence was disturbing- particularly because it is rooted in history- but not grateous. I can't stop thinking about Mexico's story of the last century. Five stars!!!!
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