I bought the tickets, just based on the title (and the time of the showing (1pm)) without reading the description. With two kids in tow I knew I couldn’t go too far astray with that title.
Well, it was NOT the typical Amazon river adventure drama that you would expect — though it had its fair share of drama and action.
It has to do with the finding of EVIDENCE to support Darwin’s (then revolutionary) ‘Theory of Evolution‘.
I was somewhat familiar with one the protagonists of the story — Alfred Russel Wallace, though I only knew of his work in Asia and not the Amazon.
Knew nothing of Henry Walter Bates. Now I know and I am glad I was exposed to him via this movie.
Good movie. I recommend it — highly.
The Longwing Butterflies of Amazon
that helped show that species do evolve.
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