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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The Adventure Movie of the Year.
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Did You Know?
According to TV Guide, "In October 1972 an account written by Leonard Greenwood appeared in the Los Angeles Times. It told of a Peruvian engineer whose son had been kidnapped by a band of Indians and of the man's successful search to locate the child. Screenwriter Rospo Pallenberg
saw the news item and took it to producer-director John Boorman
". The result was this movie. See more
[forest is being destroyed to make way for a dam
They are tearing the skin off The World! How will she breathe?