Where the River Runs Black

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Where the River Runs Black ★★ 1986 (PG)

An orphaned Indian child is raised in the Brazilian jungles by river dolphins. He is eventually befriended by a kindly priest who brings him into the modern world of violence and corruption. Slow pace is okay until the boy arrives at the orphanage, at which point the dolphin premise sadly falls by the wayside. 96m/C VHS . Charles Durning, Peter Horton, Ajay Naidu, Conchata Ferrell, Alessandro Rabelo, Castulo Guerra; D: Christopher Cain; C: Juan Ruiz-Anchia; M: James Horner.

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