AT PLAY IN THE FIELDS OF THE LORD, directed by Hector Babenco from a screenplay by Babenco and Jean-Claude Carriere, is based on Peter Matthiessen's best-selling novel and National Book Award winner.
Two Americans, one a renegade half-breed, Lewis Moon (Tom Berenger), the other a mercenary, Wolf (Tom Waits), arrive by plane in an isolated area on the Amazon in Brazil. They have run out of not only gas, but luck too, for the law in Mae de Deus, the rugged last outpost of civilization, has
grounded them. Waiting for supplies and a new missionary family to arrive is Leslie Huben (John Lithgow) and his wife Andy (Daryl Hannah). Huben is the head of an American evan...