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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
Screenwriter
Composer
Conductor
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
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
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Awards note
  • Cannes Film Festival, 1986: Best film, Palme d'Or.
  • Academy Awards, 1987: Best cinematography.
Cataloging source
MVP
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Mission (Motion picture : 1986)
  • Omnibus (Television program : 1967-2003)
Credits note
Director of photography, Chris Menges ; editor, Jim Clark ; music composed, orchestrated and conducted by Ennio Morricone
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
In English or dubbed French; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.85
LC item number
M57 2003
PerformerNote
Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons, Ray McAnally, Aidan Quinn, Cherie Lunghi, Ronald Pickup, Chuck Low, Liam Neeson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1935-2005
  • 1941-
  • 1945-
  • 1948-
  • 1952-
  • 1937-
  • 1940-
  • 1931-2016
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ghia, Fernando
  • Bolt, Robert
  • Puttnam, David
  • Joffé, Roland
  • De Niro, Robert
  • Irons, Jeremy
  • McAnally, Ray
  • Quinn, Aidan
  • Lunghi, Cherie
  • Pickup, Ronald
  • Low, Chuck
  • Neeson, Liam
  • Menges, Chris
  • Clark, James
  • Morricone, Ennio
  • Lough, Robin
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Goldcrest Films International
  • Kingsmere Productions
  • Enigma (Firm)
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
125
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Guarani Indians
  • Seven Reductions, War of the, 1754-1756
  • South America
  • Waunana 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
  • Based on the book "The Lost Cities of Paraguay" by Father C.J. McNaspy, S.J
  • 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)
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
ocm52283425
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
sound, color
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; 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
  • Based on the book "The Lost Cities of Paraguay" by Father C.J. McNaspy, S.J
  • 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)
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
ocm52283425
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
sound, color
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; 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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