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176 Ratings

The Emerald Forest

Directed by John Boorman
United Kingdom, 1985
Drama, Thriller, Adventure


An American businessman searches the Amazon rainforest for the Indian tribe that he believes has kidnapped his son and begins to understand the damage that a dam project is exacting on the forest and on its people.

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The Emerald Forest Directed by John Boorman

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1986 | 3 nominations including: Best Cinematography

César Awards

1986 | Nominee: Best Poster

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