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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The movie's opening prologue states: "This film was made in the Rain Forest of the Amazon and is based on real events and actual characters". See more
Why did you take my son?
One day, i was hunting at the Edge of The World when Tomme appeared and he smiled; and even though you were a Termite Child, I had not the heart to send you back to The Dead World.
Why are they called The Termite People?
They come into The World and chew down all the grandfather trees. Just like termites.
Referenced in Nobody from Nowhere