Where the River Runs Black

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 ...
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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.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/18/2011
  • UPC: 883904255659
  • Original Release: 1986
  • Source: Mgm Mod
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 1:36:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 40,880

Cast & Crew

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
Mario Borges Brother Carlos
Divana Brandao Eagle Woman
Raimundo Carvalho Waika man
Ariel Coelho Francisco
Chico Diaz Raimundo
Castulo Guerra Orlando Santos
Telmo Maia Miner in Truck
Richardo Jose Matos Ice Cream Vendor
Paulo Sergio Oliveria Jose
Paulo Quindere Man getting shoeshine
Marcelo Rabelo Lazaro, 4 years old
C. David Russel Floyd Jenkins
Geraldo Salles Priest in Confessional
Sandro Soviatt Calmanero
Francois Thijm Luis
Technical Credits
Christopher Cain Director
Bruno Barreto Producer
Richard Chew Editor
Daniel M. Farrell Co-producer
Marcos Flaksman Production Designer
Paulo Flaksman Art Director
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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