At Play In The Fields Of The Lord


3h 6m 1991

Brief Synopsis

Set in the 1970s, the story reflects on a group of Presbyterian missionaries and two American pilots/gun-runners in the Amazon, and how their intentions affect the world around them. Film focuses on the pilots' efforts to bomb a tribe of Indians off their land until one of the pilot's Indian herita

Film Details

Also Known As
En liberte dans les champs du Seigneur
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Adventure
Drama
Release Date
1991
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
United States; Belem, Brazil

Technical Specs

Duration
3h 6m

Synopsis

Set in the 1970s, the story reflects on a group of Presbyterian missionaries and two American pilots/gun-runners in the Amazon, and how their intentions affect the world around them. Film focuses on the pilots' efforts to bomb a tribe of Indians off their land until one of the pilot's Indian heritage puts him in conflict with the job.

Crew

Ana Mara Abreu

Property Master

Dorit Ackerman

Props

Mark Adler

Music Producer

Mauro Alice

Assistant Editor

Maria Helena Alvarenga

Assistant Art Director

Wagner Cesar Alves

Grip

Valeria Amorim

Other

Vicente Amorim

Other

William Anderson

Editor

Steve Andrews

Assistant Director

Marcos Antonio

Production Assistant

Professor Antonio

Animal Services

Jacqueline Arakawa

Production Assistant

Joao Luiz Araujo

Wardrobe

Matt Archambault

Apprentice

Jim Austin

Other

Marcos Avelar

Other

Joaquim Azevedo

Key Grip

Hector Babenco

Screenplay

Fausto Bara

Other

Elizabeth Baralt

Production Assistant

Norma Barroso

Accounting Assistant

Donah Bassett

Negative Cutting

Jose Luis Bello

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Abraao Barcessat Bemerguy

Production Assistant

John Bentley

Other

David Bergad

Post-Production Coordinator

David Bergad

Assistant Editor

Mark Berger

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Wilson Bernardi

Production Assistant

Todd Boekelheide

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Altamiro Boscoli

Thanks

Henni Bouwmeester

Assistant Editor

Flavia Brasil

Other

Otavio Brasil

Other

Phil Bray

Photography

Lucideia Maria Souza Brito

Caterer

Rui Nobre Brito

Assistant

Karen A Brocco

Sound Editor

Clovis Bueno

Production Designer

Judi Bunn

Production Manager

Loren Byer

Other

Mike Cain

Generator Operator

Claudio Roberto Calado

Props

Jeorge Camara

Song Performer

Leonard Camarillo

Other

Edson Camilo

Other

Maritza Caneca

Camera Assistant

Frank Canonica

Other

Nara Adiles Cardoso

Props Buyer

Jean-claude Carriere

Screenplay

Phil Carroll

Titles

Vince Casper

Other

Andrez Castilho

Unit Manager Assistant

Beatriz Castro

Art Department

Joao Catrolli

Unit Manager

Alessandra Cavalcanti

Stand-In

Pedro Nascimento Cerveira

Wrangler

Flavio Chaves

Unit Manager

Walniza Lima Chaves

Accounting Assistant

Lisa Chino

Apprentice

Tom Christopher

Foley

Luis Claudio

Stand-In

Katia Coelho

Camera Assistant

Dominique Cohen

Production Assistant

Lauremir Conceicao

Other

Ismael Cordeiro

Sound

Antonio Cornejo

Visual Effects

Jeso Carlos Cornelsen

Other

Jose Carlos Couto

Props

Dianne Crittenden

Location Casting

Lee Cruikshank

Other

Francisco Assis Cruz

Craft Service

Richard Curaso

Other

Ilma Dacosta Santos

Other

Jose Sodre Dasilva

Props

Sonia Regina Dasilva

Hair Assistant

Antonio Jose Dealmeida Silva

Grip

Maxwell Decaravalho

Wardrobe

Cesar Borges Dehora Filho

Grip

Clissia Maria Demoraes

Props Assistant

Kate Dennis

Camera

Jose Augusto Desouza

Location Casting

Marcal Ferreira Desouza

Production Assistant

Paulo Roberto Desouza

Gaffer

Waldir Monteiro Desouza

Key Grip

Leonardo Desouza Brito

Propman

Joy Dickson

Casting

Isabel Diegues

Assistant

Deborah Dietrich

Song Performer

Cecilia Dighero-house

Other

Francesca Dodd

Sound Editor

Patrick Dodd

Dialogue Editor

Carlos Neri Dos Santos

Props

Serafim Dos Santos

Construction Manager

Aleksander Dowsilas

Music

Fredrica Drotos

Production

Richard Duarte

Foley Recordist

Adrian Duran

Visual Effects

Chucho Duran

Special Effects Coordinator

Fermin Duran

Visual Effects

Juan Alejandro Duran Vasquez

Visual Effects

Milan Dusatko

Other

Nancy Eichler

Assistant

Julie Elliott

Other

Robert Ernst

Song Performer

Lauro Escorel

Director Of Photography

Frank Eulner

Sound Effects Editor

Jairo Fagundes

Animal Services

Ronaldo Fagundes

Other

Bruno Falesi

Hair Assistant

Pedro Farkas

Director Of Photography

Ronaldo Fayal

Hair Assistant

Ricardo Ferran

Other

Lazaro Batista Ferreira

Construction Manager

Corey Fischer

Song Performer

Gilmar Mendonca Flores

Electrician

Grant Foerster

Other

Alexandre Fonseca

Camera Operator

Jose Henrique Fonseca

Assistant Director

Ernie Fosselius

Foley Editor

Soares Franca

Production Assistant

Manuele Francheschini

Unit Manager

Jose Carlos Freire

Unit Manager

Miguel Brito Furtado

Other

Dominique Gallois

Production

Anthony Galvan

Other

Jorge Galvan

Other

Alberto Gieco

Other

Hector Gomez

Storyboard Artist

Oswaldo Manoel Goncalves

Other

Barbara Goodson

Other

Toni Gorbi

Electrician

Jadeyr Guimaraes

Best Boy

Kerry Gutierrez

Other

Vera Hamburger

Assistant

Cecilia Harrigan

Wardrobe

Alverta Harty

Production

Ruth Hasty

Assistant Editor

Annette Haywood-carter

Continuity

Ilka Hempfing

Property Master

Lorri Holt

Song Performer

Louise A Innes

Editor

Pat Jackson

Sound Effects Editor

Marabina Jaimes

Other

Nancy Jencks

Foley

Joseph Joffee

Song Performer

David Jones

Pilot

Eric K Jones

Camera Assistant

Nancy Jones

Song Performer

Onofre Bonesso Junior

Production Assistant

Robert Kaiser

Color Timer

Michael Kelly

Other

Marriba Knez

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Kathleen Korth

Sound Editor

Ann Kroeber

Sound Effects Editor

Jeffrey Kroeber

Sound

Vicente Kubrusly

Video Playback

Nebes Labasca

Other

M J Lallo

Song Performer

Joan Marie Leite

Other

Iris H. Lemos

Researcher

Iris H. Lemos

Wardrobe Supervisor

Claubel Soares Lessa

Animal Trainer

Dan Levin

Other

Mark Levinson

Adr Editor

Linda Lew

Other

Monica Lima

Transportation

Brian Lohmann

Song Performer

Peter Lownds

Other

Urbanie Lucero

Other

Sarah Ludow

Song Performer

Katia Lund

Researcher

Katia Lund

Production Assistant

Laura Lustosa

Other

Gunnar Madsen

Song Performer

Roberto Mainieri

Art Director

Zbigniew Malecki

Music

John Mardesich

Other

Jose Marino

Other

Caito Lanhoso Martins

Advisor

Luiz Ferreira Martins

Electrician

Maria Beatriz Martins

Wardrobe

Juliet Mason

Assistant Production Accountant

Peter Matthiessen

Source Material (From Novel)

Barbara Mcbane

Dialogue Editor

Stan Mcclain

Director Of Photography

Larry Mcconkey

Steadicam Operator

Marilyn Mccoppen

Dialogue Editor

Anne Mcglynn

Sound Editor

Peter Mckernan

Pilot

Tara Mckinley

Assistant Editor

Maureen Mcverry

Song Performer

Edson Jose Mendonca

Unit Manager

Uirande Mendonca

Wardrobe

San Miguel

Visual Effects

Kristina Mills

Other

Armen Minasian

Editor

Marlui Miranda

Song Performer

Marlui Miranda

Music Producer

Film Details

Also Known As
En liberte dans les champs du Seigneur
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Adventure
Drama
Release Date
1991
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
United States; Belem, Brazil

Technical Specs

Duration
3h 6m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Zbigniew Preisner was cited for best music of the year by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association for his work on "Europa, Europa" (France/Germany/90), "The Double Life of Veronique" (France/Poland/91) and "At Play in the Fields of the Lord" (USA/91).

Expanded Release in United States January 1992

Released in United States December 3, 1991

Released in United States on Video May 6, 1992

Released in United States Winter December 6, 1991

Shown at benefit screenings for the Amazon campaign of the Rainforest Action Network in New York City, Los Angeles and San Francisco December 3, 1991.

Began shooting June 18, 1990.

Completed shooting December 18, 1990.

A language is created for the fictional Nirhuana tribe and is accompanied by subtitles.

Expanded Release in United States January 1992

Released in United States on Video May 6, 1992

Released in United States December 3, 1991 (Shown at benefit screenings for the Amazon campaign of the Rainforest Action Network in New York City, Los Angeles and San Francisco December 3, 1991.)

Released in United States Winter December 6, 1991