Archbishop Oscar Romero stands between 1980s El Salvador’s ruling military elite and a band of Marxist guerillas as a man with simple demands: freedom and justice for all people. He braces for violence from both factions with quiet resolve.
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This is a movie I very much wanted to like more than I did. It's definitely worth seeing because it's a story that should be known and remembered, but it falls kind of flat. Overall the performances were good, yet there wasn't much passion. As a slice of history, it works very well. As a slice of filmmaking, there's something missing.