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Published June 28th 2021
A time of explorations
The Lost City of Z, Charlie Hunnam as Percy fawcett, Robert Pattinson as corporal Henry Costin, Edward Ashley as corporal Arthur Manley, Sienna Miller as Nina Fawcett, Angus Macfayden as James Murray, Franco Nero as baron de Gondoriz, Jungle, James Grey, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, tom Holland, Angus Macfayden, Ian McDiarmid, Franco Nero, Percy Fawcett, Royal Geographical Society, bolivia, Brazil, Rubber trade, Henry Costin, James Murray, explorations,
The Lost City of Z, the movie was released in 2017, written and directed by James Gray. Photo from tomholland.fandom.com/wiki/The_Lost_City_of_Z


The journalist David Grann recounts the story of Percy Fawcett's life in the book The Lost City of Z.

The movie, The Lost City of Z, is based on the true story of the British explorer Percy Fawcett.

Percy Fawcett was summoned by the Royal Geographic Society to mark the borders between Bolivia, Brazil and Peru. Back then, the automobile industry was advancing and the demand for rubber soared.

Bolivia, Brazil and Peru were about to enter in war with each other when they asked to England to mark the borders.

In 1908, Fawcett managed to trace the source of the Rio Verde in Brazil. In 1910, he made a journey to Heath River, on the border between Peru and Bolivia, to also find its source.

The Lost City of Z, Charlie Hunnam as Percy fawcett, Robert Pattinson as corporal Henry Costin, Edward Ashley as corporal Arthur Manley, Sienna Miller as Nina Fawcett, Angus Macfayden as James Murray, Franco Nero as baron de Gondoriz, Jungle, James Grey, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, tom Holland, Angus Macfayden, Ian McDiarmid, Franco Nero, Percy Fawcett, Royal Geographical Society, bolivia, Brazil, Rubber trade, Henry Costin, James Murray, explorations,
A scene from the movie The Lost City of Z. Photo from time.com/4735505/the-lost-city-of-z-true-story


Fawcett made seven expeditions between 1906 and 1924 and after finding some shards of pottery and fragments of a statue, he developed the idea of an ancient rich and civilized city, with many people, which he named Z.

The Lost City of Z, Charlie Hunnam as Percy fawcett, Robert Pattinson as corporal Henry Costin, Edward Ashley as corporal Arthur Manley, Sienna Miller as Nina Fawcett, Angus Macfayden as James Murray, Franco Nero as baron de Gondoriz, Jungle, James Grey, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, tom Holland, Angus Macfayden, Ian McDiarmid, Franco Nero, Percy Fawcett, Royal Geographical Society, bolivia, Brazil, Rubber trade, Henry Costin, James Murray, explorations,
A scene from the movie The lost City of Z. Photo from twitter.com/lostcityofz


In 1924, Fawcett managed to organise another expedition. Together with his son, he intended to find the Lost City of Z in the Amazon. In 1925, Fawcett disappeared and there were no more news of him.

His disappearance triggered many rescue expeditions but nobody could explain what really happened to Fawcett. Fawcett's explorations inspired books, comics, plays, a movie and even Indiana Jones.

The Lost City of Z, Charlie Hunnam as Percy fawcett, Robert Pattinson as corporal Henry Costin, Edward Ashley as corporal Arthur Manley, Sienna Miller as Nina Fawcett, Angus Macfayden as James Murray, Franco Nero as baron de Gondoriz, Jungle, James Grey, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, tom Holland, Angus Macfayden, Ian McDiarmid, Franco Nero, Percy Fawcett, Royal Geographical Society, bolivia, Brazil, Rubber trade, Henry Costin, James Murray, explorations,
Charlie Hunnam as Percy Fawcett. Photo from www.thetimes.co.uk/article/the-lost-city-of-z-8ffm8v9nk




The Lost City of Z, Charlie Hunnam as Percy fawcett, Robert Pattinson as corporal Henry Costin, Edward Ashley as corporal Arthur Manley, Sienna Miller as Nina Fawcett, Angus Macfayden as James Murray, Franco Nero as baron de Gondoriz, Jungle, James Grey, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, tom Holland, Angus Macfayden, Ian McDiarmid, Franco Nero, Percy Fawcett, Royal Geographical Society, bolivia, Brazil, Rubber trade, Henry Costin, James Murray, explorations,
Robert Pattison is corporal Henry Costin. Photo from twitter.com/AmazonStudios/status/1260303378510311424/photo/2


The Lost City of Z, Charlie Hunnam as Percy fawcett, Robert Pattinson as corporal Henry Costin, Edward Ashley as corporal Arthur Manley, Sienna Miller as Nina Fawcett, Angus Macfayden as James Murray, Franco Nero as baron de Gondoriz, Jungle, James Grey, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, tom Holland, Angus Macfayden, Ian McDiarmid, Franco Nero, Percy Fawcett, Royal Geographical Society, bolivia, Brazil, Rubber trade, Henry Costin, James Murray, explorations,
Robert Pattinson (in the jungle or in quarantine) is an all-time mood. Photo from twitter.com/AmazonStudios/status/1260303378510311424/photo/1


The Lost City of Z, Charlie Hunnam as Percy fawcett, Robert Pattinson as corporal Henry Costin, Edward Ashley as corporal Arthur Manley, Sienna Miller as Nina Fawcett, Angus Macfayden as James Murray, Franco Nero as baron de Gondoriz, Jungle, James Grey, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, tom Holland, Angus Macfayden, Ian McDiarmid, Franco Nero, Percy Fawcett, Royal Geographical Society, bolivia, Brazil, Rubber trade, Henry Costin, James Murray, explorations,
Robert Pattison is corporal Henry Costin, he will accompany Fawcett in many adventures . Photo from twitter.com/AmazonStudios/status/1260303378510311424/photo/2


The Lost City of Z, Charlie Hunnam as Percy Fawcett, Robert Pattinson as corporal Henry Costin, Edward Ashley as corporal Arthur Manley, Sienna Miller as Nina Fawcett, Angus Macfayden as James Murray, Franco Nero as baron de Gondoriz, Jungle, James Grey, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, tom Holland, Angus Macfayden, Ian McDiarmid, Franco Nero, Percy Fawcett, Royal Geographical Society, Bolivia, Brazil, Rubber trade, Henry Costin, James Murray, explorations,
Percy Fawcett returns to the jungle searching for a lost city. Photo from lwlies.com/reviews/the-lost-city-z/


The Lost City of Z, Charlie Hunnam as Percy Fawcett, Robert Pattinson as corporal Henry Costin, Edward Ashley as corporal Arthur Manley, Sienna Miller as Nina Fawcett, Angus Macfayden as James Murray, Franco Nero as baron de Gondoriz, Jungle, James Grey, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland, Angus Macfayden, Ian McDiarmid, Franco Nero, Percy Fawcett, Royal Geographical Society, Bolivia, Brazil, Rubber trade, Henry Costin, James Murray, explorations,
Tom Holland as the son of Percy Fawcett. Photo from twitter.com/AmazonStudios/status/1146465761549901825/photo/1


The Lost City of Z, Charlie Hunnam as Percy Fawcett, Robert Pattinson as corporal Henry Costin, Edward Ashley as corporal Arthur Manley, Sienna Miller as Nina Fawcett, Angus Macfayden as James Murray, Franco Nero as baron de Gondoriz, Jungle, James Grey, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland, Angus Macfayden, Ian McDiarmid, Franco Nero, Percy Fawcett, Royal Geographical Society, Bolivia, Brazil, Rubber trade, Henry Costin, James Murray, explorations,
Director James Gray was determined to shoot in remote parts of the Amazon jungle in order to replicate the isolation and the perils faced by explorer Percy Fawcett and his party. The actors Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson and Tom Holland all came face to face with deadly reptiles and spiders. Photo from twitter.com/AmazonStudios/status/1239664040751673344/photo/4


The Lost City of Z, Charlie Hunnam as Percy Fawcett, Robert Pattinson as corporal Henry Costin, Edward Ashley as corporal Arthur Manley, Sienna Miller as Nina Fawcett, Angus Macfayden as James Murray, Franco Nero as baron de Gondoriz, Jungle, James Grey, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland, Angus Macfayden, Ian McDiarmid, Franco Nero, Percy Fawcett, Royal Geographical Society, Bolivia, Brazil, Rubber trade, Henry Costin, James Murray, explorations, David Grann, The Lost City of Z book,
A scene from the movie The Lost City of Z. The movie was shot in remote parts of the Amazon forest. Photo from twitter.com/AmazonStudios/status/1239664040751673344/photo/2


The Lost City of Z, Charlie Hunnam as Percy Fawcett, Robert Pattinson as corporal Henry Costin, Edward Ashley as corporal Arthur Manley, Sienna Miller as Nina Fawcett, Angus Macfayden as James Murray, Franco Nero as baron de Gondoriz, Jungle, James Grey, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland, Angus Macfayden, Ian McDiarmid, Franco Nero, Percy Fawcett, Royal Geographical Society, Bolivia, Brazil, Rubber trade, Henry Costin, James Murray, explorations, David Grann, The Lost City of Z book,
Sienna Miller as Nina Fawcett, the wife of Fawcett. Photo from www.heyuguys.com/sienna-miller-interview-the-lost-city-of-z/


The movie is classified M
UK, USA, 2017
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Language: English
Director: James Gray
Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland, Angus Macfadyen
Length: 2h 16 min

Advice: Violence, Coarse language, Adult themes and/or dangerous stunts

The Lost City of Z is free to watch on SBS on Demand: www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/video/1900466755897/lost-city-of-z

The Lost City of Z, Charlie Hunnam as Percy Fawcett, Robert Pattinson as corporal Henry Costin, Edward Ashley as corporal Arthur Manley, Sienna Miller as Nina Fawcett, Angus Macfayden as James Murray, Franco Nero as baron de Gondoriz, Jungle, James Grey, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland, Angus Macfayden, Ian McDiarmid, Franco Nero, Percy Fawcett, Royal Geographical Society, Bolivia, Brazil, Rubber trade, Henry Costin, James Murray, explorations, David Grann, The Lost City of Z book,
Percy Harrison Fawcett in 1911. Photo from en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percy_Fawcett Photo from


In 1907, at the age of 41, James Murray was part of the Nimrod Antarctic expedition of Ernest Shackleton. Murray was in charge of the base camp. In 1913, he co-wrote a book about the expedition, titled Antarctic Days, with George Edward Marston (1882–1940), a fellow member of the expedition.

In 1911, aged 46, Murray joined the explorers Percy Fawcett, Henry Costin and Henry Manley to explore and chart the jungle in the region of the Peru-Bolivian border. Murray, unaccustomed to the rigours of the tropical regions, performed poorly. Eventually, Fawcett diverted the expedition to get Murray out, such was his condition.

The Lost City of Z, Charlie Hunnam as Percy Fawcett, Robert Pattinson as corporal Henry Costin, Edward Ashley as corporal Arthur Manley, Sienna Miller as Nina Fawcett, Angus Macfayden as James Murray, Franco Nero as baron de Gondoriz, Jungle, James Grey, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland, Angus Macfayden, Ian McDiarmid, Franco Nero, Percy Fawcett, Royal Geographical Society, Bolivia, Brazil, Rubber trade, Henry Costin, James Murray, explorations, David Grann, The Lost City of Z book,
James Murray with Adélie Penguin chick (Nimrod-Expedition). Photo fromhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Murray_(biologist)


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Reference www.sbs.com.au/movies/article/2017/08/26/charlie-hunnam-how-making-lost-city-z-changed-him

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lost_City_of_Z_(film)

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