The American Guest (2021): S01E01


Written by Matthew Chapman and directed by Bruno Barreto, The American Guest (O Hóspede Americano, original title) follows the journey of former US president Teddy Roosevelt, played by Aidan Quinn, alongside Brazilian army officer Cândido Rondon, portrayed by Chico Diaz, in a quest to explore unknown regions and come face to face with indigenous inhabitants of the Brazilian Amazon.


After a defeat in the presidential campaign, Theodore Roosevelt leaves for the Brazilian wilderness in search of his lost youth. Alongside his friend Farrel Nash, his son Kermit, and the then Brazilian Colonel Rondon, the ex-president of the US also embarks on a trip through his memories, revisiting an important period in his life, when he occupied the white house.

The American Guest Series

You can find a full index and overview of The American Guest here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 27 September 2021.
  • Rating: TV-MA.
  • Running Time: 44-60 minutes.
  • Country: Brazil.
  • Language: English.

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