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Movie review: 'There Be Dragons'
Movie review: 'There Be Dragons'

"There Be Dragons," most of which is set during the Spanish Civil War of the late 1930s, is supposed to be about the intersecting lives of a saint and a sinner. But it is a third man, a revolutionary, who nearly steals the show. Which might have been all right if writer-director Roland Joffé hadn't been so conflicted about whose story he wants to tell. But indecision can be deadly, and it proves to be here. The British director has done very well in the past with sprawling epic tales of religion (1986's "The Mission") and wars (1984's "The Killing Fields"), both of which earned him Oscar nominations. But he's stumbled badly in the years...

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