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The incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the twentieth century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region.

Edition Notes

StatementAmazon Studios presents in association with Mica Entertainment and Northern Ireland Screen a Plan B Entertainment, Keep Your Head, Madriver Pictures production in association with Sierra Pictures ; written for the screen and directed by James Gray
ContributionsHunnam, Charlie, 1980- actor, Pattinson, Robert, 1986- actor, Miller, Sienna, 1981- actor, Broad Green Pictures (Firm), Amazon Studios, MICA Entertainment, Northern Ireland Screen (Firm), Plan B Entertainment, Keep Your Head Productions, MadRiver Pictures, Sierra Pictures (2010- )
LC ClassificationsPN1997.2 .L67 2017
The Physical Object
Format[videorecording] /
Pagination1 videodisc (141 min.)
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26925229M

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