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Where the River Runs Black
     

Where the River Runs Black

Director: Christopher Cain

Cast: Charles Durning, Alessandro Rabelo, Ajay Naidu

 
This drama concerns the clash of two worlds in the person of a young boy. The small boy (Alessandro Rabelo) is the offspring of a missionary who died before the he was born, and a Native American who is later killed by white prospectors. Father O'Reilly (Charles Durning) comes to hear about the legend of the orphan born to a holy man and a "sorceress" and guesses the

Overview

This drama concerns the clash of two worlds in the person of a young boy. The small boy (Alessandro Rabelo) is the offspring of a missionary who died before the he was born, and a Native American who is later killed by white prospectors. Father O'Reilly (Charles Durning) comes to hear about the legend of the orphan born to a holy man and a "sorceress" and guesses the truth about his parentage. He manages to bring the young boy to a Catholic orphanage where the lad is confronted with "civilized" behavior and is quite shocked by it. Meanwhile, Father O'Reilly is having second thoughts as the boy indirectly teaches him something about the values of his "primitive" culture.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/18/2011
UPC:
0883904255659
Original Release:
1986
Source:
Mgm Mod
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Time:
1:36:00
Sales rank:
35,498

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Performance Credits
Charles Durning Father O'Reilly
Alessandro Rabelo Lazaro
Ajay Naidu Segundo
Peter Horton Father Mahoney
Conchata Ferrell Mother Marta
Dana Delany Sister Ana
Telmo Maia Miner in Truck
Richardo Jose Matos Ice Cream Vendor
Paulo Sergio Oliveria Jose
C. David Russel Floyd Jenkins
Divana Brandao Eagle Woman
Castulo Guerra Orlando Santos
Chico Diaz Raimundo
Marcelo Rabelo Lazaro, 4 years old
Ariel Coelho Francisco
Mario Borges Brother Carlos
Francois Thijm Luis
Geraldo Salles Priest in Confessional
Sandro Soviatt Calmanero
Raimundo Carvalho Waika man
Paulo Quindere Man getting shoeshine

Technical Credits
Christopher Cain Director
Bruno Barreto Producer
Richard Chew Editor
Daniel M. Farrell Co-producer
Paulo Flaksman Art Director
Marcos Flaksman Production Designer
James Horner Score Composer
Neal Jimenez Screenwriter
Donald Pennington Special Effects
James G. Robinson Executive Producer
Joe Roth Producer
Juan Ruiz-Anchia Cinematographer
Peter Silverman Screenwriter
Flavio R. Tambellini Producer
Harry Ufland Producer

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