`Mission' opposition takes root in Germany

Kirschbaum, Erik
August 1996
Variety;8/12/96, Vol. 364 Issue 2, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on Germany-based Christian Democratic Union party members' opposition to the showing of the film `Mission: Impossible.' Star-producer Tom Cruise's membership in the Church of Scientology as the reason for the opposition.


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