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The mission

Author: Fernando GhiaRobert BoltDavid PuttnamRoland JofféRobert De NiroAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2003]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Two-disc special edView all editions and formats
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An epic about a man of the sword and a man of the cloth who unite to shield the Guarani South American Indian tribe from brutal subjugation by 18th-century colonial empires.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Fernando Ghia; Robert Bolt; David Puttnam; Roland Joffé; Robert De Niro; Jeremy Irons; Ray McAnally; Aidan Quinn; Cherie Lunghi; Ronald Pickup; Chuck Low; Liam Neeson; Chris Menges; James Clark; Ennio Morricone; Robin Lough; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Goldcrest Films International.; Kingsmere Productions.; Enigma (Firm); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790775581 9780790775586
OCLC Number: 52283425
Language Note: In English or dubbed French; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986.
"The historical events represented in this story are true, and occurred around the borderlands of Argentina, Paraguay & Brazil in the year 1750"--Opening credits.
Special features (disc 1): optional audio commentary by Joffé; cast & crew selected filmographies (De Niro, Irons, McAnally, Quinn, Lunghi, Bolt, Ghia, Puttnam, Joffé); awards; theatrical trailer (2 min.).
Special features (disc 2): episode of the BBC documentary television program "Omnibus" about the Waunana Indians who portrayed the Guarani tribespeople in "The mission" (57 min. ; 1987).
Credits: Director of photography, Chris Menges ; editor, Jim Clark ; music composed, orchestrated and conducted by Ennio Morricone.
Cast: Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons, Ray McAnally, Aidan Quinn, Cherie Lunghi, Ronald Pickup, Chuck Low, Liam Neeson.
Awards: Cannes Film Festival, 1986: Best film, Palme d'Or.
Academy Awards, 1987: Best cinematography.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 2 videodiscs (125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1; widescreen presentation, enhanced for widescreen TVs; Dolby digital 5.1 surround in English, Dolby digital surround stereo.
Contents: Disc 1. The Mission --
Disc 2. Omnibus : the Mission.
Other Titles: Mission (Motion picture : 1986).
Omnibus (Television program : 1967-2003)
Responsibility: Warner Bros., Goldcrest and Kingsmere present ; an Enigma production in association with Fernando Ghia ; directed by Roland Joffé ; produced by Fernando Ghia and David Puttnam ; original story and screenplay by Robert Bolt.

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An epic about a man of the sword and a man of the cloth who unite to shield the Guarani South American Indian tribe from brutal subjugation by 18th-century colonial empires.

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