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The Resource The Mission, 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

The Mission, 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

Label
The Mission
Title
The Mission
Statement of 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
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Conductor
Costume designer
Director
Director of photography
Film editor
Presenter
Producer
Production company
Production designer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
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
Member of
Awards note
  • Cannes Film Festival, 1986: Best film, Palme d'Or and Grand Prix De La Commission Supérieure.
  • Academy Awards, 1987: Best cinematography.
Cataloging source
MVP
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • Mission (Motion picture : 1986)
  • Omnibus (Television program : 1967-2003)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Chris Menges ; production designer, Stuart Craig ; costume designer, Enrico Sabbatini ; editor, Jim Clark ; music composed, orchestrated and conducted by Ennio Morricone
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Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
In English or dubbed French; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons, Ray McAnally, Aidan Quinn, Cherie Lunghi, Ronald Pickup, Chuck Low, Liam Neeson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1945-
  • 1935-2005
  • 1941-
  • 1940-
  • 1931-2016
  • 1942-
  • 1932-1998
  • 1948-
  • 1952-
  • 1937-2017
  • 1915-1995
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  • Joffé, Roland
  • Ghia, Fernando
  • Puttnam, David
  • Bolt, Robert
  • Menges, Chris
  • Morricone, Ennio
  • Clark, James
  • Craig, Stuart
  • Sabbatini, Enrico
  • De Niro, Robert
  • Irons, Jeremy
  • McAnally, Ray
  • Quinn, Aidan
  • Lunghi, Cherie
  • Pickup, Ronald
  • Low, Chuck
  • Neeson, Liam
  • Lough, Robin
  • McNaspy, C. J.
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Goldcrest Films International
  • Kingsmere Productions
  • Enigma (Firm)
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
125
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  • Guarani Indians
  • Seven Reductions, War of the, 1754-1756
  • South America
  • Waunana Indians
  • Spanish language materials
  • French language materials
  • Longs métrages
  • Guarani Indians
  • South America
  • Historischer Film
  • Kolonialismus
  • Jesuitenschule
  • Guaraní
  • Paraguay
  • Argentinien
  • Brasilien
  • Guarani Indians
  • Guarani Indians
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Mission, 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
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from title frame
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986
  • Based on the book "The Lost Cities of Paraguay" by Father C.J. McNaspy, S.J
  • "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)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. The Mission -- Disc 2. Omnibus : the Mission
Control code
52283425
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-disc special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (125 min.)
Isbn
9780790775586
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085392349722
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
  • plastic
  • DVD video
Publisher number
23497
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52283425
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation, enhanced for widescreen TVs; Dolby digital 5.1 surround in English, Dolby digital surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Mission, 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
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from title frame
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986
  • Based on the book "The Lost Cities of Paraguay" by Father C.J. McNaspy, S.J
  • "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)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. The Mission -- Disc 2. Omnibus : the Mission
Control code
52283425
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-disc special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (125 min.)
Isbn
9780790775586
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085392349722
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
  • plastic
  • DVD video
Publisher number
23497
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52283425
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation, enhanced for widescreen TVs; Dolby digital 5.1 surround in English, Dolby digital surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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