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 Portugese aggressors.
Adventure, Action, Drama, History
France, United Kingdom
Robert De Niro (Rodrigo Mendoza), Jeremy Irons (Father Gabriel), Ray McAnally (Altamirano), Aidan Quinn (Felipe Mendoza), Liam Neeson (Fielding), Cherie Lunghi (Carlotta), Ronald Pickup (Hontar) more..., Chuck Low (Cabeza), Bercelio Moya (Indian Boy), Sigifredo Ismare (Witch Doctor), Daniel Berrigan (Sebastian)
Fernando Ghia (Producer), David Puttnam (Producer), Alejandro Azzano (Executive Producer), Felipe López Caballero (Executive Producer), Chris Menges (Director of Photography), Jim Clark (Editor), Robert Bolt (Screenplay) more..., Susie Figgis (Casting), Juliet Taylor (Casting), Enrico Sabbatini (Costume Design), Stuart Craig (Production Design), Ennio Morricone (Original Music Composer), Norman Dorme (Supervising Art Director), George Richardson (Art Direction), David Appleby (Still Photographer),
AMLF, Goldcrest Films International, Enigma Productions, Kingsmere Productions Ltd., Warner Bros. Pictures
Father Gabriel sees the task that is ahead of him and climbs the waterfall.
Rodrigo Mendoza is being held in the monastery after he had murdered his brother.