In the 18th century, a Jesuit missionary establishes a church in the hostile jungles of Brazil, but finds his work converting the indigenous Indians threatened by his superiors. Meanwhile, a slave hunter converts and joins the Father on his mission.
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- Roland Joffé
- 1987 BAFTA®
- Best Supporting Actor: Ray McAnally
- Best Direction nominee
- Best Film nominee
- 1987 Golden Globe Awards
- Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
- Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
- Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee
PGParental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1Subtitles
English, Spanish (Neutral), FrenchClosed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 SurroundOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; director's commentary.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it