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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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

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
Contributor
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. "The historical events represented in this story are true, and occurred around the borderlands of Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil in the year 1750"--Opening credits. DVD format
Member of
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
Omnibus (Television program : 1967-2003)
Credits note
Director of photography, Chris Menges ; editor, Jim Clark ; music composed, orchestrated and conducted by Ennio Morricone
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
  • 1935-2005
  • 1941-
  • 1945-
  • 1948-
  • 1952-
  • 1937-2017
  • 1940-
  • 1931-
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
  • Guarani Indians
  • Indians of South America
  • Indians of South America
  • Missions
  • South America
  • 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986
  • 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
sky278679554
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (125 minutes)
Isbn
9780790775586
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 12/17
Other control number
085392349722
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
23497
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986
  • 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
sky278679554
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (125 minutes)
Isbn
9780790775586
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 12/17
Other control number
085392349722
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
23497
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
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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