Based on a true story, Powers Boothe plays an American dam engineer in Brazil. Boothe's son (played by Charlie Boorman - son of director John Boorman) is kidnapped by a rain forest tribe, and raised as one of their own. Boothe continues to look for him and after many trials and adventures, stumbles upon him. Written by
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What kind of man would return year after year for ten years to rescue a missing boy from the most savage jungle in the world? His father.
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almost drowned during the shooting of one sequence where Charley Boorman
was assisting Boothe cross a river. Boorman's pleas for assistance were initially interpreted by distant crew personnel as being part of his performance. See more
If I tell a man to do what he does not want to do, I am no longer chief.
Referenced in Un illustre inconnu