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The Mission

Drama set in the South American jungle in the 18th century. Father Gabriel, a Jesuit priest, establishes the outpost mission of San Carlos with the hostile Guarani Indians. But these remote natives are also a valuable source of slaves for the governing Spanish and Portuguese, and soon Father Gabriel finds his own life in the greatest danger.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Last on

Sun 2 Mar 2014 23:30
BBC Two except Northern Ireland, Wales

Credits

Role Contributor
Rodrigo MendozaRobert De Niro
Father GabrielJeremy Irons
AltamiranoRay McAnally
CabezaChuck Low
Felipe MedozaAidan Quinn
CarlottaCherie Lunghi
HontarRonald Pickup
FieldingLiam Neeson
Roland Joffe
ProducerDavid Puttman
ProducerFernando Ghia
WriterRobert Bolt
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