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The film about “Forgiveness and Love” goes on....

Hong Kong. Between October and November 2012, there were several showings of the movie “There Be Dragons”, a fiction film based on real events in the life of St. Josemaría Escrivá, the founder of Opus Dei. In Chinese, the title of the film is approximately [...]
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There Be Dragons in Australia

There Be Dragons, Roland Joffé’s fiction film based on real events in the life of St Josemaria, is going on show in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney for limited runs in December 2011. The film, starring Charlie Cox, Wes Bentley and Olga Kurylenko, will be shown [...]
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Chris Tiu & There Be Dragons

Chris Tiu, a professional basketball player from Philippines, watched the movie “There be dragons”, about the early life of St. Josemaria Escriva and wrote a post in his blog with his impressions: "For the first time, I am blogging about a movie. Not because I have [...]
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How to slay your dragon

While fire-breathing, tailed and winged creatures are more fiction than fact, in a way we can say that dragons do exist in our midst. Worse, we find them inside us. Who can deny the dragon of resentment that wells up inside leading to anger and snowballing [...]
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Saint Josemaria inspired agnostic to film ‘There be Dragons'

By Hernani Pizarro Geronimo, publised in Manila Standard Today There be Dragons, by acclaimed Academy Award director Roland Jofe (Killing Fields and The Mission) on the life of Opus Dei (God’s Work) founder, Saint Josemaria Escriva, set to hit commercial theaters on Nov. 9 is [...]
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The Redeeming Value of Forgiveness

By DR. Bernardo M. Villegas published in Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation MANILA, Philippines — Movie goers of the sixties and seventies in the last century were captivated by the big-screen, spectacular photography of the late director David Lean. My own generation relished such blockbusters as The Bridge [...]
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'Dragons'

At this stage in our life, my wife Josie and I rarely watch movies even if movie theatres nowadays are more modern, conveniently located in malls and replete with all sorts of amenities that make viewing more relaxing and enjoyable. Usually we watch movies in [...]
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Hints and traces of There Be Dragons

Now in the rounds of premiere showings—in Cebu, it will be on October 16 at the Ayala Theatre—the movie depicts the story of St. Josemaria Escriva, founder of Opus Dei, with some fiction to highlight and encapsulate the Christian message that while nothing much can [...]
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Encountering Dragons

MANILA, Philippines — "There Be Dragons” were words written on ancient maps on territories unknown to the cartographers. They were warning of possible dangers. A very apt title for a Hollywood film that will soon be shown in several theaters in Manila and in other [...]
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First, a Little History. A Handy Guide

THERE BE DRAGONS: A Brief Historical Guide for Viewers There Be Dragons focuses on the interwoven lives of three men: one historical figure and two fictional characters. The historical figure is Josemaría Escrivá (1902-1975), the priest who founded the Catholic prelature Opus Dei. The two fictional [...]
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