PG-13 | | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s.
According to director James Gray, "This idea of the intrepid explorer seems foreign to us now but people like Fawcett and Shackleton were the superheroes of their day," explains Gray. "When I was growing up as a kid, Neil Armstrong made you ... ...
To dream to seek the unknown. To look for what is beautiful is its own reward. A man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for?
If both Percy and Nina Fawcett (played by Charlie Hunnam and Sienna Miller) have got blue eyes, then all their children should have blue eyes too - since that phenotypic characteristic is granted by a pair of recessive alleles, the descendants are homozygous with respect to the eye-colour gene (which is necessarily for blue), hence Jack Fawcett (Tom Holland) "should" have blue eyes. However, 2 blue-eyed parents can have a brown-eyed child if one parent has a working gene HERC2 & the other has a working gene OCA2. Brown eyes are HERC2+OCA2, a combination absolutely possible w/2 blue-eyed parents as persons with blue eyes can be carriers of one of these working genes. See genetics.thetech.org/how-blue-eyed-parents-can-have-brown-eyed-children .
English, Spanish, Portuguese, German
$112,633 (USA) (14 April 2017)
$8,574,339 (USA) (14 July 2017)
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