A South American Indian is taken from his jungle home into the world of the White Man where he is forced to stand trial for murder. The story of how this happened and how he got into trouble is told in flashback. Written by
Steve Crook <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Where the Law of Nature Began - And Civilization Stopped
Did You Know?
Young Manoel is only about 10 when he's forced to leave his village. Older Manoel is declared to be "about 21" during the rest of the film. But he says to Teresa that only a year ago he knew nothing of the white man. See more
"Trepa No Coquiero"
(Go up the Cocoanut Tree)
Performed by Raymon Lopez and his band with Bibi Ferreira
playing guitar and singing See more