Writerdirector paolo dys film was shot in the english language in spain and the philippines under the auspices of the filipino jesuit communications foundation jescom films. Ignatius, a spanish knight who lived a life of vice and violence before he became a changed man and offered himself to the service of god. Aug 04, 2016 in july 27, 2014, through a facebook post, jescom announced a new project that is ambitious in its scope. Advertisement autoplay when autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. About the film a modern and very human take on the story of st. Ignatius of loyola, founder of the society of jesus. Written and directed by paolo dy and produced by jesuit communications foundation. Although this biopic of the founder of the jesuit order premiered last summer, i only had a chance to see it this past week. This film captures the drama of ignatius loyolas conversion and surrender to god. Ignatius from childhood up to his exoneration at the inquisition at salamanca in 1537, and subsequent departure for a university in paris to further his studies. Ignatius of loyola makes a valiant but futile effort at the battle of pamplona, struggles with depression and faces the inquisition. If you could hear the voice of god, would you want to keep it secret. The english version, which was originally released in july 2016, will also have a limited run at greenbelt cinema 1 on april 10 and 11.
The first part of the film concentrates on ignatius the soldier. Jul 03, 2016 ignacio is a full length feature film about st. Discover how one mans failure led to his greatest achievement. It uses the power of modern film making to show the interior greatness of a man whose mission in life was truly to conquer death itself. The film can be genuinely affecting, even if it goes around in circles just to overstate a message that is quite obvious from the start. And in those words, the essence of the film is captured no one is too far gone in god. The movie about ignatius of loyola is a masterpiece. Ignatius of loyola or ignacio, founder of the society of jesus, as told by a young priest who was once assigned to defend him before. Ignatius of loyola 2016 ignatius of loyola 2016 user. Our souls are continually drawn into two directions. Seeing the spirit of this giant of a man is an experience that will command honor and triumph in a world that is losing both to demonic forces.
It is an incisive and thrilling look at the life of the man behind the legend, following his transformation from a brash, impulsive youth obsessed with women and swordfighting. One meralco foundation omf and jesuit communications jescom partnership brings jescoms biggest project into fruition to bring the life story of st. Specializing in food, storytelling, visual effects advertising. A filipino production shot in spain and the philippines, the film chronicles his valiant. I was inspired by the incredible story of holiness in this movie, and you will be too.
With rafael duran, maruchi fresno, manuel luna, asuncion sancho. It is an incisive and thrilling look at his life as told by a young priest who was once assigned to defend him before the spanish inquisition. Full of swashbuckling adventure, romance in the truest sense, and all the intensity of a. It is an incisive and thrilling look at the life of the real man behind the legend, following his transformation from a brash, impulsive youth obsessed with women and swordfighting. Ignacio is an incisive and thrilling look at the life of st. While church politics surround inigo the movie focuses on what was inigos greatest gift to the world, his manner of spiritual direction. See how this son of basque nobility, trained as a soldier, would later.
It is an incisive and thrilling look at the life of the real man behind the legend, following his transformation from an impetuous, impulsive youth obsessed with women and swordfighting. This is the story of a soldier, a man of vice and violence who, in his attempt to turn to the light, was forced to wrestle with. As a brash, hotheaded soldier in a time of political upheaval in spain, the young inigo went from living a life of brutal violence and debauchery, to becoming one of the greatest. He recorded the film scoring with a full orchestra by sections at the jescom studios. As a brash, hotheaded soldier in a time of political upheaval in spain, the young inigo went from living a life of brutal violence and debauchery, to becoming one of the greatest saints in the history of the church. Jul 15, 2016 another source of filipino pride is coming home. With andreas munoz, javier godino, julio perillan, pepe ocio. Historical biographical religious drama film based on the memoirs of ignatius of loyola, founder of the jesuit order who was also canonized as a saint in roman catholicism. Ignatius autobiography where he referred to himself in the third person, as a way of abnegation, the film explores the genesis of ignacios. Aug 01, 2016 a clear spiritual course and a film to pray over. Soldier, sinner, saint in theatres will soon be able to.497 169 777 180 363 1611 1108 1631 663 1649 430 168 980 388 903 1388 327 68 878 726 1023 911 954 992 1201 958 415 673 153 1472 232 699 1517 115 874 1161 733 14 1089 411 1111 710 741 577 604 142 529