People: Apr. 28, 1986

The heat, humidity and insects were all too familiar to Harrison Ford, 43, though his latest foray into the jungle is a far swat from the whip-cracking $ heroics of Indiana Jones. Reunited with Director Peter Weir (Witness), Ford is in tiny Belize on the Caribbean to star in The Mosquito Coast, based on the Paul Theroux novel. His character, Allie Fox, moves to the wilds of Central America to start his own civilization. As foil to the atheist protagonist, Butterfly McQueen, 75, plays a native who attributes everything to God. Fox "is the kind of American who feels his opportunities...

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