Movies to Learn From The Mission is a true story.  Eighteenth-century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal. Jesuit priest Father Gabriel (Jeremy Irons) enters the Guarani lands in South America with the purpose of converting the natives to Christianity. He soon builds a mission, where he is joined by Rodrigo Mendoza (Robert De Niro), a reformed slave trader seeking redemption. When a treaty transfers the land from Spain to Portugal, the Portuguese government wants to capture the natives for slave labor. Mendoza and Gabriel resolve to defend the mission, but disagree on how to accomplish the task.

Things to note – the oboe and its music. How music brought two conflicting people together, the training of the voices and the making of the instruments. each man brought to his divine nature.

The Mission Full Movie  – Click on the Here to see the movie. Cinematic genius, musical mastery engaging in a real true story. Read the book too.  

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Compulsion – true story taking place in Chicago – Click in the Picture to view movie

Compulsion, a deeply moving psychological courtroom drama, is one of several re-tellings of the infamous 1924 Leopold and Loeb killings. Artie Straus is the sadistic leader of the duo, and Judd Steiner is Straus’ introverted counterpart. Both boys — gay lovers — are the products of affluent, privileged upbringings, and both consider themselves above conventional structures of morality. Exercising their overwhelming feelings of superiority, the two students decide to kill a young boy. Rather than repenting for their crime, Steiner and Straus then set out to further the experiment by lending aid to the authorities. Inevitably, the duo is captured and prosecuted for the murder. Defense attorney Jonathan Wilk steps in and attempts to save the boys from execution, despite never receiving any explanation from the young culprits of their crime.