Category: BiographyAn epic portrayal of Faith, Forgiveness and Redemption.
Even saints have a past.
All Genres: Biography, Drama
Release Year: 2011
Country: USA, Argentina, Spain
Director: Roland Joffé
Writing by: Roland Joffé – (written by)
Produced by: Anna Cassina – line producer
Verónica Cura – line producer
Augusto Greco – assistant producer
Roland Joffé – producer
Rusty Lemorande – co-executive producer
Guy J. Louthan – producer
Ignacio Núñez – producer
Ignacio G. Sancha – producer
Luis Zanger – consulting producer
Cast: Charlie Cox – Josemaria
Wes Bentley – Manolo
Dougray Scott – Robert
Unax Ugalde – Pedro
Olga Kurylenko – Ildiko
Pablo Lapadula – Isidoro
Golshifteh Farahani – Leila
Rusty Lemorande – Father Lazaro
Ana Torrent – Dolores
Alfonso Bassave – Jiménez
Jordi Mollà – José
Music: Stephen Warbeck
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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.
Plot: 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.
Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
SPOILER: There's a scene after the closing credits with Samuel L. Jackson.
Goofs: We know about 2 goofs. Here comes one of them:
Revealing mistakes: When the soldier draws the bow, he uses his fingers – no archer would draw a bow like that in such a way because it is so short. He would have used a release aid (a trigger mechanism). When the camera angle shows the soldier from behind, the bow is clearly set up for release aid shooting, not fingers.
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