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The missionary [videorecording] / HandMade Films ; produced by Neville C. Thompson and Michael Palin ; directed by Richard Loncraine ; screenplay by Michael Palin.


  • DVD DVD
  • ISBN: 0792855108
  • ISBN: 9780792855101
  • Description: 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment, 2003.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
Special features : original theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Peter Hannan ; editor, Paul Green ; music composed and orchestrated by Mike Moran.
Participant or Performer Note: Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Trevor Howard, Denholm Elliott.
Summary: Returning from 10 years of spreading the Word in Africa, the Rev. Charles Fortescue is sent to London's East End to run a mission for fallen women.
Target Audience Note: Rated R.
System Details Note: DVD; Dolby Digital.
Language Note: English dialogue, English, French and Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Missions > Drama.
Prostitutes > Drama.
Bishops > Drama.
Genre: Comedy films.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Loncraine, Richard. (Added Author). Palin, Michael. (Added Author). Smith, Maggie, 1934- (Added Author). Howard, Trevor, 1916-1988 (Added Author). Elliott, Denholm. (Added Author). Handmade Films. (Added Author). MGM Home Entertainment Inc. (Added Author).

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