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Amazon (1990)

Widowed and broke Finnish businessman Kari takes his two teenage daughters with him to Brazil. A bush pilot introduces him to the idea of gold mining in the jungle, but a beautiful and ... See full summary »

Director:

Mika Kaurismäki
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1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Kari Väänänen ... Kari
Robert Davi ... Dan
Rae Dawn Chong ... Paola
Minna Sovio Minna Sovio ... Nina (as Minna)
Aili Sovio Aili Sovio ... Lea
Ruy Polanah Ruy Polanah ... Julio Cesar (as Rui Polanah)
Pirkko Hämäläinen ... Susanne
Expedito Barreira Expedito Barreira ... Dealer
Luis Otavio Luis Otavio ... Money Changer
Sidney Martins Sidney Martins ... Thief
Ana Mel Ana Mel ... Black Whore
Abimael Tosin Abimael Tosin ... First Flight Customer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Neil Barton ... Bartender
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Storyline

Widowed and broke Finnish businessman Kari takes his two teenage daughters with him to Brazil. A bush pilot introduces him to the idea of gold mining in the jungle, but a beautiful and educated local woman warns him about the possible consequences to the rain forest. Kari has mixed feelings about the project, until an accident puts him in the care of a local Indian tribe. Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

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Adventure in a world where every man has his limits... and every dream its price.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Crazy Credits

Alligators in this film were neither killed nor mistreated. See more »

Connections

Featured in Kari Väänänen - kotona taas (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

O Rei De Coco
Performed by Bezerra da Silva
Composed by Bezerra da Silva
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Boring movie
28 November 1998 | by satyakvvSee all my reviews

I have never seen such a stupid movie.. There is absolutely nothing interesting to see.. There is nothing about the forest too..


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USA | Finland | Brazil | France | Canada | Germany | UK

Language:

English | Portuguese | Finnish

Release Date:

14 December 1990 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Brazil See more »

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Budget:

FIM15,358,089 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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