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jdogyeah
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Anyone remember this movie?
I tracked down the title and remember seeing this when i was younger. Anyone care to comment what they thought of it????

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I remember this movie! The cover of the video always creeped me out, with that boy on the front...he looked so haunted, and with good reason.
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Yeah, I saw that when it came out. Powers Booth was the dad and he was working some type of construction job on the edge of the Amazon Forest. His toddler son crawled away and into the forest and was then raised by some Indians. Great flick.
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Very good movie! I saw it on VHS back around 1986.

IIRC, the kid who played Powers Boothe's son was the son of the film's director, John Boorman. But I don't understand why he hasn't had better parts in movies after that.

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Watched The Emerald Forest (1985) few months back and highly recommend the film. It´s based on couple of different true stories and what an adventure it is!
I´ve always liked Powers Boothe and Charley Boorman gives an outstanding performance. Cinematography is top notch and the filming locations are breathtaking.
I sure hope that the remaining indians can live with peace.

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