Sarah said on 2017-05-12: An earlier draft for the script of this film was used for The Blues Brothers (1980).
Director: Roland Joffé, Chris Menges, Norman Dorme
Writer: Robert Bolt
Run time: 126 minutes
Release date: 1986-09-29
Floor location: Drama
Production Countries: France, United Kingdom
Spoken Languages: English, , Latin, Español
Jeremy Irons plays a Spanish Jesuit who goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the Indians of the region. Robert DeNiro plays a slave hunter who is converted and joins Irons in his mission. When Spain sells the colony to Portugal, they are forced to defend all they have built against the Portugese aggressors.