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At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991)

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In a remote branch of the Brazilian Amazon, Americans Lewis (Tom Berenger) and Wolf (Tom Waits) are stranded when their plane runs out of gas. They are kept company by an evangelist missionary (John Lithgow) and his wife (Darryl Hannah). The preacher and his followers want to preach to the primitive Niaruna Indians, while others are interested in the Niaruna for more diabolical reasons-specifically, business concerns that would like to claim the Indians' land for development. The local police

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May 6, 1992

MCA Universal Home Video

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A thought-provoking film about cultural conflict, power, progress, and the dire consequences of messianic thinking.

July 12, 2003 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
Spirituality and Practice

Some books should remain books.

August 30, 2002
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

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Not as effective a film as "The Mission" which covered the same themes but it is worth checking out if you have nothing else on the go.
August 12, 2007
John Ballantine

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