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FULL SYNOPSIS

The Emerald Forest is based on a true story, as related by Los Angeles Times correspondent Leonard Greenwood. Powers Boothe stars as Bill Markham, a US engineer working on a dam project in the Amazonian jungles. Bill's young son, Tomme (played by director John Boorman's son Charley Boorman) is kidnapped in the rain forest by a tribe called "The Invisible People" because of their skills at camouflage - a group that has reportedly never experienced contact with Caucasians. The authorities give up the boy for lost, but Bill perseveres in searching for his son, for over 10 years. While fleeing for his life from The Fierce People - enemies of The Invisible People - he's rescued at the last minute by Tomme, now an adoptee of The Invisible People's chief. To Bill's frustration, Tomme initially refuses to join his biological dad and return to civilization, but when The Fierce People swing in and abduct all of the women in the Invisible People tribe, Tomme seeks his dad's help in rescuing them. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Powers Boothe
as Bill Markham
Meg Foster
as Jean Markham
Charley Boorman
as Tomme
Dira Pass
as Kachiri
Claudio Moreno
as Jacareh, Chief of the Fierce Tribe
Tetchie Agbayani
as Caya
Paulo Vinicius
as Mapi
Eduardo Conde
as Uwe Werner
Estee Chandler
as Heather Markham
Babriel Archanjo
as Trader's Henchman
Atilia Iorio
as Trader
William Rodriquez
as Young Tommy
Yara Vaneau
as Young Heather
Ariel Coelho
as Padre Leduc
Peter Marinker
as Perreira
Mario Borges
as Costa
Gracindo Junior
as Carlos
Chico Terto
as Paulo
Aloisio Flores
as Samanpo
Isabel Bicudo
as Kachiri's Cousin
Patricia Prisco
as Kachiri's Cousin
Atilia Iorio
as Trader
Gracindo Junior
as Carlos
William Rodriquez
as Young Tommy
Mario Borges
as Costa
Peter Marinker
as Perreira
Chico Terto
as Paulo
Isabel Bicudo
as Kachiri's Cousin
Ariel Coelho
as Padre Leduc
Yara Vaneau
as Young Heather
Aloisio Flores
as Samanpo
Babriel Archanjo
as Trader's Henchman

Crew

John Boorman
Director
John Boorman
Producer
John Boorman
Screenwriter
Rospo Pallenberg
Screenwriter
Philippe Rousselot
Cinematographer
Junior Homrich
Composer (Music Score)
Brian Gascoigne
Composer (Music Score)
Ian Crafford
Editor
Simon Holland
Production Designer
Marcos Flaksman
Art Director
Terry Pritchard
Art Director
Michael Dryhurst
Co-producer
Edgar Gross
Executive Producer
Ian Whittaker
Set Designer
Christel Boorman
Costume Designer
Clovis Bueno
Costume Designer
Raph Salis
Special Effects
Carlindo Milhomen
Consultant/advisor
Marc Boyle
Stunts
Jose Possi
Choreography
Paul Engelen
Makeup
Beth Presares
Makeup
Luis Michelotti
Makeup
Anna Dryhurst
Makeup
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