The Emerald Forest is a 1985 adventure drama directed by John Boorman. Based on a true story, the movie is set in the rainforests of Brazil and follows the journey of an American engineer named Bill Markham, played by Powers Boothe. After his young son Tommy is abducted by an indigenous tribe called the Invisible People, Bill spends years searching for him. When he finally discovers Tommy, now a young man fully integrated into the tribe, the two are forced to confront the clash between their worlds and the devastating impact of deforestation on the Amazon's indigenous communities. The film was praised for Boorman's glorious visual technique. It also stars Meg Foster, Charley Boorman, Tetchie Agbayani, Rui Polanah, Estee Chandler, Dira Paes, and Eduardo Conde.
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