About the film
christianity waterfall mission argentina jungle colonisation south america 18th century indigenous peoples assimilation jesuit priest lgbt interest
Release Date: September 29, 1986
|Slogan||:||«One will trust in the power of prayer. One will believe in the might of the sword.»|
|Genres||:||Adventure, Drama, Action, History|
|Production Companies||:||Warner Bros. Pictures, Goldcrest, AMLF, Enigma Productions, Kingsmere Productions Ltd.|
|Producers||:||Juliet Taylor, Susie Figgis, David Puttnam, Fernando Ghia, Alejandro Azzano, Felipe López Caballero|
When a Spanish Jesuit goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the Indians of the region, a slave hunter is converted and joins his mission. When Spain sells the colony to Portugal, they are forced to defend all they have built against the Portuguese aggressors.