The movies The Mission and Excaliber are my two very favorites. Both of which I have repeatedly watched.
I am not normally a fan of De Niro, but this part is out of character for him and he plays it beautifully.
The Mission is a movie that, once seen, you will never forget.
Without even calling into question the morals of a film which seems to exist only to depict the suffering of multiple women through hideous tortures, the film is still an empty mess, offering only a minor afterthought of an explanation to who is doing the
It must be nerve-racking for the producers to offer a tale so lacking in standard melodramatic satisfactions. But the result is worth it, for this is the clearest film statement yet on how the nature of heroism has changed in this totalitarian century.