Where the River Runs Black (1986)

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Based on the novel "Lazaro" by David Kendall. Set in the Amazon, story concerns Lazaro, a child who is the product of a union between a wayward priest and an Indian Girl. The father and mother die, but Lazaro is brought up by the Amazons, until Father O'Reilly decides to take over...

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