Set in 1925, the true-life drama centers on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett (Hunnam), who disappeared while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon.
U.S. Release DateThe Lost City of Z release date was Friday, April 14, 2017. This was a Limited in theaters release.
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Rating MPAAPG-13 for violence, disturbing images, brief strong language and some nudity
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The film tells the incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam), who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region. Despite being ridiculed by the scientific establishment who regard indigenous populations as “savages,” the determined Fawcett – supported by his devoted wife (Sienna Miller), son (Tom Holland) and aide de camp (Robert Pattinson) – returns time and again to his beloved jungle in an attempt to prove his case, culminating in his mysterious disappearance in 1925.
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Trivia & Production Notes
- Based on David Grann's best-selling book of the same name.
- Lost City of Z will make its world premiere at the New York Film Festival on Oct. 15 (Hollywood Reporter, 9/1/16).