The Emerald Forest Poster

Release Date: June 27th, 2004

DVD Release Date: February 6th, 2001

R|1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary
American Bill Markham (Powers Boothe) has taken his family to the jungles of Brazil, where he has been hired to design a dam. Unexpectedly, a native tribe abducts his son, Tommy (Charley Boorman). Bill spends an entire decade looking for Tommy, only to discover that the boy has adopted the ways of the indigenous people he's been living with. Bill tries to convince his son to return to his family, but their reunion is interrupted when another group of natives attacks Tommy's tribe.

Cast: Powers Boothe, Charley Boorman, Meg Foster, William Rodriquez, Yara Vaneau, Estee Chandler

Director: John Boorman

Genres: Adventure

Keywords: 1980s, Quest, Rescue, 1970s, Gripping, Daughter, Son, Transformation, Wife, Father


Nominated Make-Up Artist
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1985)
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1985)
Nominated Score for a Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1985)