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The Mission

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Directed by Roland Joffé
United Kingdom, 1986
Drama

Synopsis

A Spanish Jesuit goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the native Indians of the region. When Spain sells the colony to Portugal, they are forced to defend all they have built against the foreign aggressors.

Synopsis

A Spanish Jesuit goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the native Indians of the region. When Spain sells the colony to Portugal, they are forced to defend all they have built against the foreign aggressors.

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The MissionDirected byRoland Joffé

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1986 | 2 wins including: Palme d'Or
Academy Awards
1987 | Winner: Best Cinematography
1987 | 6 nominations including: Best Picture
National Board of Review
1986 | Nominee: Top Ten Films
BAFTA Awards
1987 | 3 wins including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
1987 | 8 nominations including: Best Cinematography

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