Oscar Movies: Mission, The (1986)

Warner (Goldcrest and Kingsmere Production)

Oscar Nominations: 7

Picture, produced by Fernando Ghia nd David Putnam
Director: Roland Joff
Cinematography: Chris Menges
Art Direction-Set Decoration: Stuart Craig; Jack Stephens
Costume Design: Enrico Sabbatini
Film Editing: Jim Clark
Original Score: Ennio Morricone

Oscar Awards: 1


Oscar Context:

In 1986, “The Mission” competed for the Best Picture Oscar with Oliver Stone's Vietnam War film Platoon,” which won the top award and other Oscars, the melodrama, “Children With a Lesser God,” Woody Allen's serio comedy, “Hannah and Her Sisters, which won the Supporting Acting Oscars, and Merchant-Ivory costume drama, “A Room With a View.”