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The Boy and the Turtle (1971)

TV Movie  |  Family  |  11 April 1971 (USA)
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On a fishing expedition, Luis, a 12-year-old Mexican youth, discovers an ancient Mayan idol and befriends a giant sea turtle. Luis is torn between selling the relic, a symbol of his ... See full summary »

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Henry Calvin ...
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John Kelly ...
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Enrique Lucero ...
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On a fishing expedition, Luis, a 12-year-old Mexican youth, discovers an ancient Mayan idol and befriends a giant sea turtle. Luis is torn between selling the relic, a symbol of his ancestry, and protecting his heritage from profiteers. The boy resolves his inner conflict with guidance from his adult friend and fishing companion, Chano. Luis develops a strong belief in ancestral pride and learns to love without coveting after he adopts the spiritual and moral values of the old fisherman. Written by Anonymous

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