When the Noralty oil company ignores warnings about the dangers in the Colombian border area, eight of its employees (Canadians and one US Navajo)
Way back in 1953, French author Jean Giono wrote the epic tale The Man Who Planted Trees. It seemed so real that readers thought the central character, Elzeard Bouffier , was a living individual until the author clarified he had created the person only to make his readers fall in love with trees. Assam's Jadav Payeng has never heard of Giono's book. But he could be Bouffier. He has single-handed
The Jungfrau, one of the most magnificent of the Swiss mountains, is 13,670 feet high and is situated in the Bernese Alps twelve miles from the important center of Interlaken. The film opens with a marvelously clear picture of a crowd of people watching a balloon ascent being made for a cup offered by the London Daily Mirror. In the distance is the Jungfrau, its snow-clad peak clearly outlined a
13 years on from the brutal war in Sierra Leone, ex child soldier, Nathaniel Sesay, tries to come to terms with his past. He was captured when he was nine years old and spent five years fighting with the rebels in the jungle. As he approaches 30, Mash P travels back to meet those who knew him before and just after the conflict, some of whom, he hasn't seen for 15 years.
Alice and Julius the cat are riding an elephant through the jungle. Julius falls and is nearly eaten by crocodiles but manages to escape nevertheless. Meanwhile, two elephant children are having fun at a watering hole and a monkey barber has his barber pole eaten by a hippo, who mistakes it for a candy cane. Julius tries to remedy the latter injustice by starching up a tiger's striped tail and k
The Brown family, which consists of Hon. John Brown, his wife, two sons, Harold and Billy, and a young sister named Helen, has settled on an isolated plantation in the Jungles. Jack Arden, son of another English planter, who comes over frequently to hunt with the boys has fallen in love with Helen. But Papa Brown discourages the lovers, saying that Helen is too young to be married. Jack agrees t
This is a film comprised primarily from footage shot by the exploring team of Mr. and Mrs. William Phillips, nee Bill and Eve Phillips, a minor league version of the better-known Martin and Osa Johnson. It, between tons of shots of bare-breasted Choco and Cuna Indian women, has a flimsy plot about a party of engineers "seeking" a continental highway route from South America through Central Ameri
On a hunt for the Fountain of Youth, three teenagers in 80's Honduras buy drugs, harm nature and have magical encounters. Long silent jungle sequences, a meditation on Mayan Archaeology and a heavy TV teen vibe make Blondes in the Jungle at once an absurd comedy and a serious film about the possibility of spiritual growth in a world of instant gratification.
Bomba decides he wants to know more about his parents and sets out to find out what happened to them. He learns they were in contact with a tribe that he knows little about but the tribal chief and his daughter are evasive and clearly hiding something. One of the tribesman befriends him however and tells him that the current chief is not the hereditary leader of the tribe and was behind the deat
George Harland and his daughter Patricia are in the African jungle to photograph animals. They discover something altogether different when they find a young white boy living there. When Patricia is separated from her father, she is rescued by Bomba who it turns out, has been living there since the age of 2. They have a number of adventures together with Patricia trying to explain to Bomba about