The Lost City of Z (2016)

PG-13   |    |  Adventure, Biography, Drama


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A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Major Percival Fawcett, who disappeared whilst searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s.


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4 October 2019 | strike-1995
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6.6? Criminal. And then people have the gall to complain that we only get superhero blockbusters made anymore.

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Trivia

If shooting on 35mm film made perfect sense aesthetically, it posed significant logistical challenges in the middle of the Colombian jungle. "It was an act of absolute hubris to shoot this picture on film," says Gray, who set up an elaborate routine in order to ship, process and review the film during production. "First, we had to teach a young guy from Bogota how to load the film, because nobody really knows how to do that anymore," Gray recalls. "Then, every day after we finished our shoot, they'd put this film into a torn-up crappy cardboard box and load it onto a single-engine crop duster that would take off from this little runway." After a series of plane changes, the film canisters eventually made their way to London. "You're talking three flights every day just to get your film processed," Gray says. "The next morning, there was always this sense of dread when the satellite phone rang and you'd be thinking: 'I really hope the film arrived.'"


Quotes

Sir George Goldie: Terrible disease, murderous savages. The journey may well mean your life. But you could reclaim your family name.


Goofs

At 0:18:44 into the film, set around 1906, there is a shot of a locomotive in the countryside, which is a Class 5 Stanier painted in British Rail green with the British Rail emblem on its tender. This logo was originally LMS built around 1935.


Crazy Credits

Near the end of the credits, jungle noises resume.


Alternate Versions

Originally rated R for "brief violence", the distributor chose to cut the movie to secure a PG-13 rating.


Soundtracks

Soldiers of the Queen
(uncredited)
Performed by The Lost City of Z Cast

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Plot Summary


Genres

Adventure | Biography | Drama

Details

Release Date:

21 April 2017

Language

English, Portuguese, Tupi, Spanish, German


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK

Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$110,175 16 April 2017

Gross USA:

$8,580,410

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$19,263,938

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