The Lost City of Z tells the incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region. Despite being ridiculed by the scientific establishment who regard indigenous populations as "savages," the determined Fawcett - supported by his devoted wife, son and aide de camp returns time and again to his beloved jungle in an attempt to prove his case, culminating in his mysterious disappearance in 1925.
Robert Pattinson and Harry Melling have both appeared in the Harry Potter films. As Cedric Digory and Dudley Dursley, respectively. See more »
(At around 31 mins) There's another raft docked on the shore with one man in it, and another on the shore clearly visible on the left extreme on the screen, leading a horse away. he's dressed in a shirt, blue jeans and cap. See more »
[observing the native farming operation]
These so-called "savages" have cultivated the jungle, where no one thought it could be done. We've been so arrogant and contemptuous. I no less than others. Look how it's all laid out. It's mathematical in its precision.
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Originally rated R for "brief violence", the distributor chose to cut the movie to secure a PG-13 rating. See more »
Subtlety not completely lost. Simply told but determined.
Completely enjoyed this movie. I was taken on a journey and carried graciously as a passenger privileged to see what this explorer saw and experience some of what he felt. And not just him. The story conveyed the emotion of all the central characters - usually without words. I was pleased with the direction and content. The film did not rely on excess and exaggerated action to tell its tale. Highly entertaining. Highly recommended. Memorable and well done.
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