The Mission (1986)

This 1986 drama film records the experiences of a slave trader whom converted to the Jesuit religious order in 18-century South America. After establishing a brand new mission in an eastern Paraguayan jungle the Jesuit missionaries must decide between their religious vows and protecting the Guarni people from a territorial dispute between the Spanish and the pro-slavery Portuguese. Directed by Roland Joffé, starring Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons and Liam Neeson.

Special Guest: Ken Flatt

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Unsung Cinematics

The Unsung Cinematics podcast reviews some of the best kept secrets in TV and Film. Your hosts Stewart and Rasto provide insight to a misunderstood movie to see if it deserves the title of being “unsung”. We dust off and discuss films and television shows that are considered underrated, forgotten, and even neglected.