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For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada is a mexicain film of genre Drama directed by Dean Wright released in USA on 1 june 2012 with Andy García

For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada (2012)

For Greater Glory, Cristiada

For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada
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Released in USA 1 june 2012
Length 2h25
Directed by
OriginMexique
Genres Drama,    War,    Historical
Rating65% 3.299213.299213.299213.299213.29921

For Greater Glory (aka Cristiada) is a 2012 epic historical war drama film directed by Dean Wright and written by Michael Love, based on the true story of the Cristero War. It stars Andy Garcia, Eva Longoria, Oscar Isaac, Rubén Blades, Peter O'Toole, and Bruce Greenwood. The film is the directorial debut for Wright, veteran visual effects supervisor on films including The Two Towers (2002) and The Return of the King (2003), and was released on June 1, 2012.

Synopsis

The film opens with screen titles describing the anti-Catholic provisions of the 1917 Constitution of Mexico. Civil war erupts when newly elected Mexican president, Plutarco Elías Calles (Rubén Blades), begins a violent and relentless crackdown against the country's Catholic faithful. The film depicts the carnage by showing churches being set on fire, Catholic priests murdered and countless faithful peasants killed, then having their bodies publicly hang on telegraph poles as a warning to others.

Actors

Andy García

(Enrique Gorostieta Velarde)
Eva Longoria

(Tulita)
Eduardo Verástegui

(Anacleto González Flores)
Peter O'Toole

(Father Christopher)
Bruce Greenwood

(Ambassador Dwight Morrow)
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