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The Resource The mission, Warner Bros., Goldcrest and Kingsmere present an Enigma production ; directed by Roland Joffé ; produced by Fernando Ghia and David Puttnam ; original story and screenplay by Robert Bolt, (videorecording)

The mission, Warner Bros., Goldcrest and Kingsmere present an Enigma production ; directed by Roland Joffé ; produced by Fernando Ghia and David Puttnam ; original story and screenplay by Robert Bolt, (videorecording)

Label
The mission
Title
The mission
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros., Goldcrest and Kingsmere present an Enigma production ; directed by Roland Joffé ; produced by Fernando Ghia and David Puttnam ; original story and screenplay by Robert Bolt
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Composer
Conductor
Director
Film editor
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
An epic about a man of the sword and a man of the cloth who unite to shield the Guarani South American Indian tribe from brutal subjugation by 18th-century colonial empires
Member of
D1sxkWmOv8E
Awards note
Cannes Film Festival, 1986: Best film, Palme d'Or.
Cataloging source
MVP
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Omnibus (Television program : 1967-2003)
Credits note
Director of photography, Chris Menges ; editor, Jim Clark ; music composed, orchestrated and conducted by Ennio Morricone
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
  • In English or dubbed French; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.I48
LC item number
M57 2003 DVD
PerformerNote
Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons, Ray McAnally, Aidan Quinn, Cherie Lunghi, Ronald Pickup, Chuck Low, Liam Neeson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1935-2005
  • 1941-
  • 1945-
  • 1948-
  • 1952-
  • 1937-2017
  • 1940-
  • 1931-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ghia, Fernando
  • Bolt, Robert
  • Puttnam, David
  • Joffé, Roland
  • De Niro, Robert
  • Irons, Jeremy
  • McAnally, Ray
  • Quinn, Aidan
  • Lunghi, Cherie
  • Pickup, Ronald
  • Low, Chuck
  • Neeson, Liam
  • Menges, Chris
  • Clark, James
  • Morricone, Ennio
  • Lough, Robin
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Goldcrest Films International
  • Kingsmere Productions
  • Enigma (Firm)
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
125
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Guarani Indians
  • Seven Reductions, War of the, 1754-1756
  • Waunana Indians
  • South America
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The mission, Warner Bros., Goldcrest and Kingsmere present an Enigma production ; directed by Roland Joffé ; produced by Fernando Ghia and David Puttnam ; original story and screenplay by Robert Bolt, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986
  • "The historical events represented in this story are true, and occurred around the borderlands of Argentina, Paraguay & Brazil in the year 1750" -- Opening credits
  • Special features (disc 1): optional audio commentary by Joffé; cast & crew selected filmographies (De Niro, Irons, McAnally, Quinn, Lunghi, Bolt, Ghia, Puttnam, Joffé); awards; theatrical trailer (2 min.)
  • Special features (disc 2): episode of the BBC documentary television program "Omnibus" about the Waunana Indians who portrayed the Guarani tribespeople in "The mission"
  • "Enhanced for widescreen TVs" -- Container
Bar code
  • 31223122627830
  • 31223122627376
  • 31223088270591
  • 31223122627848
  • 31223122627350
  • 31223122627368
  • 31223122627384
  • 31223122627871
  • 31223122627392
  • 31223122627855
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc one. The mission / Warner Bros., Goldcrest and Kingsmere present ; an Enigma production, in association with Fernando Ghia ; original story and screenplay by Robert Bolt ; produced by Fernando Ghia and David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé (1986, 125 min.) -- Disc two. Omnibus. The mission / a BBC-TV production, in association with Goldcrest ; film cameramen, John Howarth, Michael Anderson, Mary Routh ; film editors, Arthur Solomon, John Veal ; director, Robin Lough (1987, 57 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (125 min.)
Isbn
9780790775586
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085392349722
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
23497
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52283425
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround in English, Dolby digital surround stereo. in French, widescreen format (2.20:1)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The mission, Warner Bros., Goldcrest and Kingsmere present an Enigma production ; directed by Roland Joffé ; produced by Fernando Ghia and David Puttnam ; original story and screenplay by Robert Bolt, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986
  • "The historical events represented in this story are true, and occurred around the borderlands of Argentina, Paraguay & Brazil in the year 1750" -- Opening credits
  • Special features (disc 1): optional audio commentary by Joffé; cast & crew selected filmographies (De Niro, Irons, McAnally, Quinn, Lunghi, Bolt, Ghia, Puttnam, Joffé); awards; theatrical trailer (2 min.)
  • Special features (disc 2): episode of the BBC documentary television program "Omnibus" about the Waunana Indians who portrayed the Guarani tribespeople in "The mission"
  • "Enhanced for widescreen TVs" -- Container
Bar code
  • 31223122627830
  • 31223122627376
  • 31223088270591
  • 31223122627848
  • 31223122627350
  • 31223122627368
  • 31223122627384
  • 31223122627871
  • 31223122627392
  • 31223122627855
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc one. The mission / Warner Bros., Goldcrest and Kingsmere present ; an Enigma production, in association with Fernando Ghia ; original story and screenplay by Robert Bolt ; produced by Fernando Ghia and David Puttnam ; directed by Roland Joffé (1986, 125 min.) -- Disc two. Omnibus. The mission / a BBC-TV production, in association with Goldcrest ; film cameramen, John Howarth, Michael Anderson, Mary Routh ; film editors, Arthur Solomon, John Veal ; director, Robin Lough (1987, 57 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (125 min.)
Isbn
9780790775586
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085392349722
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
23497
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52283425
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround in English, Dolby digital surround stereo. in French, widescreen format (2.20:1)
Video recording format
DVD

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