#1475 Romero (1989)

Based on the assassination of Óscar Romero, the Archbishop of El Salvador, it felt to me that despite the graphic nature of the movie it fails to really grasp the viewer.

What is shown here feels more documenting than telling an actual story. Perhaps the movie would’ve been better when told from a point of view of a citizen somehow connected to Romero?

Raúl Juliá in the lead does a charismatic role as the Archbishop Bishop standing against the violent regime, and my appreciation towards him has deepened with every one of his movies I’ve seen.

80s-o-meter: 20%

Total: 60%