R | | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Kenny Wells, a prospector desperate for a lucky break, teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on a journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia.
Paul Haggis was interested in directing this after seeing a sample of Patrick Massett and John Zinman's script, but passed in favor of other projects. He showed the sample to Michael Mann, who bought the script intending to direct it, with he and Haggis producing. Mann dropped out after deciding ... ...
You went looking for bauxite, and you found copper. I went looking for gold, and found a friend.
Michael Acosta: That is the single hokiest thing I've ever heard in my life.
When Paul Jennings is shown arriving in Reno to investigate Washoe Mining, he has a big zit on the front right side of his neck. In scenes depicting various pieces of the investigation and interrogation of Wells, which are to have occurred hours later, the blemish is gone.
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