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The Emerald Forest (1985)

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Powers Boothe Powers Boothe
Bill Markham
Meg Foster Meg Foster
Jean Markham
William Rodriguez William Rodriguez
Young Tommy
Estee Chandler Estee Chandler
Heather
Dira Paes Dira Paes
Kachiri
Eduardo Conde Eduardo Conde
Uwe Werner
Átila Iório Átila Iório
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Rospo Pallenberg Rospo Pallenberg
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A very good movie

9 years, 8 months ago at Jan 18 9:54
To be honest, I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this flick but since I always had a weak spot for John Boorman ‘s work, I was quite eager to check it out. Nowadays, Boorman is pretty much forgotten but from the 60's until the 00's, he had delivered some major movies such as 'Deliverance'. Back in the 80's, he also directed this forgotten gem. It features one of the best performances by ... read more
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Tommy Markham, the young son of American engineer working on a dam project on the edge of the Brazilian Rain Forest, is abducted and adopted by a primitive tribe. The father, Bill Markham, spends the next ten years searching in vain for the kidnapped boy. Ultimately Markham is captured by a cannibal tribe and ironically rescued by "Tomme," who only has dim memories of his biological father. Although Bill wants desperately to have his son accompany him back to civilization, "Tomme's" loyalties now belong to "The Invisible People."
Release date: 26 June 1985
UPC: 027616858474
Tags: Drama (5), Action (4), Adventure (4), 1985 (3), 1980s (2), HQ (1), Other Drama (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Tribe (1), Dreaming (1), Rain Forest (1), Sort (1), SnP (1), MMG (1), Myth/religion (1), Growth/healing (1), Cross-Cultural (1), 114 Min (1), Innocence (1), Cannibalism (1)
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