January 20, 2006
Genre(s): Adventure, Drama, History
A group of missionaries travel to Ecuador in 1956 to try to reach and evangelize the Wadani tribe, a tribe known for it's violent tendencies. Believing the group are actually cannibals, the Wadani, led by tribesman Mincayani, spear the five men in the group to death. Left to fend for themselves, the women and children of the missionary group settle with the Wadani, forming an uneasy alliance that gradually becomes friendship. The missionaries teach the Wadani about God, mercy and forgiveness. Over time, a strong bond forms between Mincayani and the oldest son of the one of the murdered missionaries, forever changing both men.