15 certificateThe Emerald Forest is a Film programme that first aired in 1985 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

The Emerald Forest is a 3 star programme

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The Emerald Forest (1985)

Directed by
John Boorman

Action adventure in which the young son of an American engineer is kidnapped in the Amazonian rainforest by a tribe of Indians known as the 'Invisible People'. His father searches for him for ten years and eventually finds a transformed young man, fully integrated into the tribe that has adopted him. However, the survival of the tribe is under threat from 'civilised' man's continual destruction of the forest.

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 125 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1985

3/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Filmed in Colour


Image for Powers BoothePowers Boothe...Bill Markham
Meg Foster...Jean Markham
Yara Vaneau...Young Heather
William Rodriguez...Young Tommy
Estee Chandler...Heather Markham
Image for Charley BoormanCharley Boorman...Tomme
Dira Paes...Kachiri
Eduardo Conde...Werner
Ariel Coelho...Padre Leduc
Peter Marinker...Perreira
Mario Borges...Costa
Átila Iório...Trader
Gabriel Archanjo...Trader's Henchman
Gracindo Júnior...Carlos
Arthur Muhlenberg...Rico