Writer: Paul Theroux (novel), Paul Schrader (screenplay)
Run time: 117 min
Awards: Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
A family leaves the United States to try to find a happier and simpler life in the jungles of Central America. However, their jungle paradise quickly turns into a dystopia as their stubborn father’s behavior becomes increasingly erratic and aggressive.