Morricone the Maestro
United Kingdom | 1986 | Roland Joffé
UK/France, 1986, Roland Joffé
Robert De Niro and Jeremy Irons star in the Palme d’Or winner at the 1986 Cannes Film Festival. (Chris Menges’ color and scope cinematography also won an Oscar.) Set in the South American jungle during the late 18th century, the film tells of a Spanish Jesuit priest who tries to convert the natives to Christianity while also protecting them from Spanish and Portuguese slave traders. With Aidan Quinn and Liam Neeson. Robert Bolt (Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago) wrote the screenplay; Ennio Morricone’s music is regarded as one of the great movie scores of all time. 35mm. 125 min. Special admission $10; members, CIA & CSU I.D. holders, age 25 & under $8; no passes, twofers, or radio winners.
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