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Jungle (2017)

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A group of friends join a guide for a trek into the Bolivian jungle, searching for an Indian village. The men soon realize that the jungle is a difficult place to be.

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Greg McLean (as Greg Mclean)

Writers:

Yossi Ghinsberg (book), Justin Monjo (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Radcliffe ... Yossi Ghinsberg
Yasmin Kassim ... Kina
Luis Jose Lopez ... Tico
Lily Sullivan ... Amie
Jacek Koman ... Moni Ghinsberg
Angie Milliken ... Stela Ghinsberg
John Bluthal ... Uncle Nissim
Rodrigo Marulanda Rodrigo Marulanda ... Truck Driver
Elias Granado Elias Granado ... Boat Skipper
Miguel Angel Martinez Miguel Angel Martinez ... Boat Boy
Cayam Ghinsperg Cayam Ghinsperg ... Camper
Brandon Membreno Brandon Membreno ... Bolivian Little Man
Lucho Velasco Lucho Velasco ... Don Jorge
Obeida Benavidez Obeida Benavidez ... Don Jorge's Wife
Joey Vieira ... Black Jack
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Storyline

In the pursuit of self-discovery and authentic experiences, the Israeli backpacker, Yossi Ghinsberg, meets a cryptic Austrian geologist in La Paz, Bolivia, and captivated by his engrossing stories of lost tribes, uncharted adventures and even gold, decides to follow him, circa 1981. Without delay and accompanied by the good friends, Kevin, an American photographer, and Marcus, a Swiss teacher, they join an expedition led by their seasoned trail-leader, deep into the emerald and impenetrable Amazonian rainforest. However, as the endless and inhospitable jungle separates the inexperienced team, before long, Yossi will find himself stranded in the depths of a nightmarish environment crawling with formidable and tireless adversaries. How can one escape this green maze? Written by Nick Riganas

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Nature Has Only One Law - Survival. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Arclight Films | Kojo | See more »

Country:

Australia | Colombia | UK

Language:

English | Spanish | German

Release Date:

20 October 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jungle See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

It would have been impossible for McLean to condense all of Ghinsberg's trials into one movie, which unfortunately left out:
  • When Ghinsberg woke up covered in leeches.
  • When Ghinsberg slipped down a slope and impaled his rectum on a broken stick.
  • When Ghinsberg woke up to find a swarm of termites eating patches of his skin where he'd urinated on himself.
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Goofs

After Yossi cuts the worm out of his head, for most of the rest of the movie the cut is no longer there. See more »

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[first lines]
Yossi Ghinsberg: [narrating] I left Israel in 1980 after three years in the army. I was desperate to escape the well-worn path. High school, university, work, marriage, kids. Not me. I wanted to be different. To experience the extraordinary. And to enter the unknown, discover lost tribes, hidden treasures, the darkest heart of the jungle. Which is why, of course, I ended up in Bolivia, South America.
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Connections

References Swiss Army Man (2016) See more »

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Hippie Stuff
(uncredited)
Performed by Hermann Skibbe
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Daniel Radcliffe turns in a fantastic performance
13 February 2018 | by AverageJoesDriveInPodcastSee all my reviews

I knew nothing about this one, even the synopsis wasn't anything really eye-catching. I don't think I'd even heard anyone talk about this one yet. But, I noticed it was new on Amazon Prime, so I figured what the hell, might be worth checking out.

I'm happy to say I enjoyed the hell out of this. It's a very slow moving story, but very well shot, the acting is fantastic and it sucks you right in. Come to find out this is based on a true story, which makes it that much more interesting. Love it when you find something like this that you have zero expectations about and end up enjoying it. Daniel Radcliffe turns in a fantastic performance as Yossi. His performance really takes you through the emotions the character's going through. It was one of the biggest things that stood out to me in this film.

While the film does have some issues, it takes a bit to get going and I feel like some time could have been cut out of the last half of the film, it's damn solid overall. I'm glad I gave this one a chance. While this movie certainly won't be for everyone, if you're in the mood for a good story, give this one a chance and check it out.


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