This Friday,14th August, Lionsgate Play will showcase an exceptional film written and directed by James Gray. Based on the 2009 book by David Grann, The Lost City of Z, is an American biographical adventure drama film.
It portrays real events surrounding the British explorer Percy Fawcett, who was sent to Brazil and made several attempts to find an ancient lost city in the Amazon.
The film stars Charlie Hunnam as Fawcett; Robert Pattinson as his fellow explorer Henry Costin, Sienna Miller as his wife, Nina Fawcett, and Tom Holland as his son Jack Fawcett.
The film will be available on partner platforms of Lionsgate Play –JioFiber, Vodafone Play, Airtel Xstream, Idea Movies&TV.
The film revolves around Percy Fawcett, a young British officer participating in a stag hunt on an Irish baronial estate for the benefit of the visiting Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria.
A skilled horseman and marksman, he brings down the stag swiftly but is snubbed at the after-hunt party. A year later, Fawcett is sent to London to meet with officials of the Royal Geographical Society.
The governments of Bolivia and Brazil are nearly at war over the location of their mutual boundary and its direct effect on the region’s extremely lucrative rubber tradeand have asked the British government to survey it.
Fawcett agrees to lead the survey party to restore his family’s good name. Aboard a ship to Brazil, Fawcett meets Corporal Henry Costin, who has knowledge of the Amazon rainforest.
At a large rubber plantation in the jungle owned by the Portuguese nobleman Baron de Gondoris, the two meet Corporal Arthur Manley, who tells them that the British government advises against further exploration.
Fawcett, with several guides and the Amazonian scout Tadjui, completes the mission. Tadjui tells Fawcett stories about a jungle city covered in gold and full of people. Watch this film to know what happens next!
The Lost City of Z was praised by critics across the globe and the Time magazine listed it as one of its Top 10 films. This film will surely take you on roller coaster journey to a completely different world!