Film featuring St. Josemaría released on DVD

The DVD version of “There Be Dragons” has been released in the United States.

The video, which is being distributed by Fox Home Entertainment, is available through Scepter Publishers and through major mainstream retailers such as Walmart, Best Buy and

The release date for the DVD is Jan. 10, one day after the 110th anniversary of the birth of St. Josemaría.

“There Be Dragons” tells the story of two childhood friends, Josemaría and a fictional character Manolo, whose lives take very different paths in the midst of the political and social unrest of the 1930’s in their native country of Spain.

The film is inspired by actual events from the life of Saint Josemaría Escrivá and the founding of Opus Dei.

"There Be Dragons" was directed by Roland Joffe, who also created "The Mission" and "The Killing Fields."