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
A. Felhofer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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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Did You Know?
According to director John Boorman
's book 'Money Into Light', his initial choice for the part of Tomme was C. Thomas Howell
. When he was unavailable, John decided to use his own son for the part. See more
When I was a boy, the edges of the world was very far away, but it comes closer each year.
Referenced in Nobody from Nowhere