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Rodolfo De Alexandre ...
Tanaki
Francisco Tsiren Tsere Rereme ...
Jahausa
Elias Monteiro Da Silva ...
Palala
Edinei Maria Serrio Dos Santos ...
Bec-Kana-Re Dos Santos Kaiapo ...
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Angelo Barra Moreira ...
Medicine Man
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Government Man
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An eccentric scientist working for a large drug company is working on a research project in the Amazon jungle. He sends for a research assistant and a gas chromatograph because he's close to a cure for cancer. When the assistant turns out to be a "mere woman," he rejects her help. Meanwhile the bulldozers get closer to the area in which they are conducting research, and they eventually learn to work together, and begin falling in love. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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He turned his back on civilization. Only to discover he had the power to save it. See more »


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7 February 1992 (USA)  »

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The Stand  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$45,500,797 (USA)
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Trivia

Tom Schulman was paid $3 million for his script. See more »

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Dr. Bronx' harness appears on her before she dons it. See more »

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Dr. Robert Campbell: I found a cure for the plague of the 20th century, and now I've lost it!
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Referenced in Serial Mom (1994) See more »

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That Old Black Magic
Written by John H. Mercer and Harold Arlen
Famous Music Corp. (ASCAP)
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I shouldn't have been surprised by this sleeper
23 October 1998 | by (Ouachita National Forest) – See all my reviews

A marvelous screenplay and great performances made this one of the better pictures of '92. The plot held my attention without the use of car chases or blowing up the superdome. Interesting, moving and intelligent.


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