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>
The Adventure Movie of the Year.
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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
[forest is being destroyed to make way for a dam
They are tearing the skin off The World! How will she breathe?
Referenced in Nobody from Nowhere