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The Mission


Featuring a majestic score by [[Performer~P103552~Ennio Morricone~enniomorricone]] and lush Oscar-winning cinematography by [[Performer~P102512~Chris Menges~chrismenges]], Roland Joffé's [[Feature~V154650~The Mission~nachsaison]] examines the events surrounding the Treaty of Madrid in 1750, when Spain ceded part of South America to Portugal, and turns this episode into an allegory for the mid-'80s struggles of Latin America. Two European forces are on hand to win the South American natives over to...more