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 joins his mission. When Spain sells the colony to Portugal, they are forced to defend all they have built against the Portugese aggressors.
Did you know?
The elderly priest sometimes seen traveling in the background is actually Daniel Berrigan, S.J. He is a well known Jesuit priest and professor who, along with his brother, is known for his work in human rights and social justice. He has one line in the film: He says "no". Read More