The Mission (Captioned)

United Kingdom, 1986

Film
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A man of the sword. A man of the cloth. A clash of civilisations. A fight to the death. A political parable and portrait of 18th century missionary works. Shot on location in the breathtaking jungles of South America. “The Mission” is a movie experience to be shared by all. Stars Robert de Niro and Jeremy Irons.

Credits

co-producer

David Puttnam

Fernando Ghia

Duration

02:05:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1986

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324606

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Academy awards (Motion pictures)

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → American Film Festival - Awards

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Film festivals - France - Cannes - Awards

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Awards

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Brazil

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Missionaries

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Religion

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → South America

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Massacres

Closed captioning

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Catholic Church

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Colonies

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Imperialism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Missionaries

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Religion

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Society, Primitive

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Historical films

History → Colonies

History → Massacres

History → Missionaries

History → Slavery

History → Society, Primitive

Places → Brazil

Places → South America

Sound/audio

Captioned

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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