About the film
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Release Date: August 25, 1989
|Slogan||:||«In defense of the poor in El Salvador, he fought with the only weapon he had... the truth.»|
|Production Companies||:||Paulist Productions|
|Producers||:||Bob Morones, Lawrence Mortorff, Michael Ray Rhodes, Ellwood Kieser, John Sacret Young|
|Writers||:||John Sacret Young|
Romero is a compelling and deeply moving look at the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who made the ultimate sacrifice in a passionate stand against social injustice and oppression in his county. This film chronicles the transformation of Romero from an apolitical, complacent priest to a committed leader of the Salvadoran people.