PG | | Adventure, Drama, History
Eighteenth century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal.
Liam Neeson and Jeremy Irons appeared in Batman films: Neeson in The Dark Knight trilogy and Irons in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), Justice League (2017), and The Batman (????).
Your Holiness, the little matter that brought me here to the furthest edge of your light on Earth is now settled. The Indians are once more free to be enslaved by the Spanish and Portuguese settlers. I don't think that's hitting the right note. ...
The cut glass decanter depicted when Cardinal Altamirano visits the missions is a Regency or Victorian style not produced until after the early 1800s.
At the film's very end, after the final credits, Altimarano gives the audience an ambiguous, almost accusing look, as if he were asking it, "Would you or would you not have done this?"
English, Guarani, Spanish, Latin
$40,366 (USA) (31 October 1986)