- There Be Dragons
- Runtime : 2 Hour 2 min
- Release Date : 06 May, 2011
- Cast : Charlie Cox | Wes Bentley | Dougray Scott | Olga Kurylenko
- Genre : Biography | Drama
- Language : English
There Be Dragons tells the story of a father and son duo, who together discover certain hidden truths about one another, when the father is on his death bed. Robert is a Spanish journalist, who is carrying out an investigation on Josemaría Escrivá, a modern day saint and the founder of the famous religious organization, the Opus Dei.
Saint Josemaría has lived a controversial life, which Robert soon begins to unravel. In the process, he stumbles upon an unexpected discovery, according to which his father, Manolo, a veteran of the Spanish Civil War, was connected with the saint. Watch There Be Dragons online to see how this discovery changes the equation that Manolo and Robert have had all through their lives, and leads to Robert developing an increased reverence towards his father. As he digs deeper, Robert also discovers an unknown facet of his father’s life- his romantic pursuits of a beautiful Hungarian revolutionary, Ildiko. She chose a brave military leader, Oriol, over him. You can download There Be Dragons to understand how each of these moments shaped the life of Manolo, and how Robert’s perception of his father’s changes, when he learns about his past.
The movie thrives upon the liberating concept of the Opus Dei, according to its doctrine, the best path to salvation and to discovering God is by leading a normal life. It emphasizes that one does not need to have lofty ideals or live an extraordinary life to be spiritual, but instead just has to live an ordinary life, doing ordinary things, loving, understanding, and most importantly, forgiving the people around them. Will Robert be able to forgive his father, and let him die in peace? Stream the movie to find it out!