For Greater Glory

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"The True Story of Cristiada"
  • R
  • 2012
  • 2 hr 23 min
  • 6.6  (4,854)
  • 35

For Greater Glory is a movie that gets into the depths of human feeling, the strong and the explicit content presentation on the persecution of Catholics during a government of tyranny in Mexico. A true story that has been hidden for many years, the Cristero War stands strong in the 1920s by a few men and women of great convictions willing to sacrifice everything for the freedom of religion and faith which they practice. Directed by the acclaimed Dean Wright and produced by Pablo Jose Barroso, together, create the magnificent staging of the crudest revolt against civilian government led by General Gorostieta, to whom the popular actor Andy Garcia gives life. General Gorostieta is skeptical man of very little faith, as a retired military, he is a righteous and noble man, of great moral principles who adores his wife, who profess the Catholic faith. As evidence of who rules, President Calles begins a manhunt to all who profess faith publicly and ordered the vilest slaughter ever lived in Mexican history. The Story of Cristiada rises before the astonished eyes of the viewers of the 21st century. Filled with thrill and of deep convictions, this tragic story with a victorious end, is revealing that by example and real tenacity, General Gorostieta inadvertently gives in to the impressive and strong convictions of those he leads in battle, becoming the most faithful defender of the Catholic faith and human rights. With the harsh persecution and the order to kill priests and burn churches, a group of brave civilians are given to the task of overthrowing the government of the newly elected President Calles. Based on true events and filmed in actual locations, For Greater Glory not only invites you to live moments of incredible emotions, but to understand the ultimate sacrifice one will do for a cause. For Greater Glory, is a powerful film of courage, beliefs and unconditional faith. Jose is a young man who participates daily as an altar boy at the church of Father Christopher, masterfully characterized by the great Peter O 'Toole, Jose leaves the town after the murder of the father and offered to battle with the Cristeros. A strong and touching relationship arises between Jose and General Gorostieta, who gets to love Jose as his own child and from whom he learns to love and defend the cause for which he fights against President Calles tyrannical government.

For Greater Glory
Eduardo Verastegui And Raul Mendez Seek A Leader
Eduardo Verastegui And Raul Mendez Seek A Leader

Clip - 32 sec

Mauricio Kuri Says Goodbye To Karyme Lozano
Mauricio Kuri Says Goodbye To Karyme Lozano

Clip - 32 sec

Mauricio Kuri Stands Up For His Cause To Nestor Carbonell
Mauricio Kuri Stands Up For His Cause To Nestor Carbonell

Clip - 31 sec

She Believed (TV Spot)
She Believed (TV Spot)

Trailer - 31 sec

Andy Garcia Discovers His Friend Is Missing From Oscar Isaac
Andy Garcia Discovers His Friend Is Missing From Oscar Isaac

Clip - 31 sec

Nestor Carbonell Takes Mauricio Kuri To Work For Peter O'toole
Nestor Carbonell Takes Mauricio Kuri To Work For Peter O'toole

Clip - 32 sec

Description
For Greater Glory is a movie that gets into the depths of human feeling, the strong and the explicit content presentation on the persecution of Catholics during a government of tyranny in Mexico. A true story that has been hidden for many years, the Cristero War stands strong in the 1920s by a few men and women of great convictions willing to sacrifice everything for the freedom of religion and faith which they practice.

Directed by the acclaimed Dean Wright and produced by Pablo Jose Barroso, together, create the magnificent staging of the crudest revolt against civilian government led by General Gorostieta, to whom the popular actor Andy Garcia gives life. General Gorostieta is skeptical man of very little faith, as a retired military, he is a righteous and noble man, of great moral principles who adores his wife, who profess the Catholic faith.

As evidence of who rules, President Calles begins a manhunt to all who profess faith publicly and ordered the vilest slaughter ever lived in Mexican history. The Story of Cristiada rises before the astonished eyes of the viewers of the 21st century. Filled with thrill and of deep convictions, this tragic story with a victorious end, is revealing that by example and real tenacity, General Gorostieta inadvertently gives in to the impressive and strong convictions of those he leads in battle, becoming the most faithful defender of the Catholic faith and human rights.

With the harsh persecution and the order to kill priests and burn churches, a group of brave civilians are given to the task of overthrowing the government of the newly elected President Calles. Based on true events and filmed in actual locations, For Greater Glory not only invites you to live moments of incredible emotions, but to understand the ultimate sacrifice one will do for a cause. For Greater Glory, is a powerful film of courage, beliefs and unconditional faith.

Jose is a young man who participates daily as an altar boy at the church of Father Christopher, masterfully characterized by the great Peter O 'Toole, Jose leaves the town after the murder of the father and offered to battle with the Cristeros. A strong and touching relationship arises between Jose and General Gorostieta, who gets to love Jose as his own child and from whom he learns to love and defend the cause for which he fights against President Calles tyrannical government.

For Greater Glory is a 2012 history movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 23 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.6 and a MetaScore of 35.

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  • Release Date
    2012
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr 23 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.6  (4,854)
  • Metascore
    35