Reason Number 1 – As Producer you’ll have to form unholy alliances with unsavory types and local warlords to attempt in getting your mission accomplished.
Reason Number 2 – The terrain you must navigate is jagged and difficult.
Reason Number 3 – Your equipment is old but necessary…. and expensive.
Reason Number 4 – Your allies abandon you.
Reason Number 5 – Even if you should win, you’ll get little more than a pat on the back and some photo ops.