At Play in the Fields of the Lord
At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991)

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).… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: May 6, 1992
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

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

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Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

Some books should remain books.


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John Ballantine
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.