An off the charts genius who is home schooled and shunned after his last relative dies shows the unconscious residents of his town about connection awareness and the generosity of the spirit.
|玛丽·斯汀伯根 (Mary Steenburgen)||饰||Jessie Caldwell|
|肖恩·派特里克 (Sean Patrick Flanery)||饰||Jeremy 'Powder' Reed|
|Lance Henriksen||饰||Sheriff Doug Barnum|
|杰夫·高布伦 (Jeff Goldblum)||饰||Donald Ripley|
|布兰顿·史密斯 (Brandon Smith)||饰||Deputy Harley Duncan|
A young boy is discovered living in the basement of a house where an old woman has died. The boy, Jeremy Reed (Sean Patrick Flanery), has the name "Powder" because of his luminous white skin. It turns out that Powder has spent his whole life never leaving the house. The basement is fill wall to wall with books that he has not only read, but memorized every word. This is only the first hint at his incredible powers.Sheriff Barnum (Lance Henriksen) takes Powder to the local boys home until it can be determined if he might have other kin or what is to become of him. Powder is very unlike the othe…
- 声音混合： Dolby Digital
- 纵横比：1.85 : 1
|Daniel Grodnik Productions|
|发行公司||Hollywood Pictures Home Entertainment (2002) (DVD) (Mexico)|
|Hollywood Pictures Home Video (1996) (VHS) (Germany)|
|Abril Vídeo (VHS) (Brazil)|
|Buena Vista Home Entertainment (2003) (DVD) (Brazil)|
|首映票房（美国）||$7,146,973, 29 October 1995|
- Composers John Williams and Jerry Goldsmith both showed interest in scoring Powder. Williams demanded to see the cut first before he decides to do it. This was not possible due to the very tight schedule between finishing the film and releasing. So Goldsmith finally got the nod. Director Salva stated he is a big fan of Goldsmith's work, especially his film music from the 60's, but they both differed in what the film needed.
- At the end of the film when the Sheriff and Deputy Duncan are at the farm to take Jeremy back, Deputy Duncan's holster is empty. He is no longer carrying his gun.
- There was a great deal of consternation among many of the cast and crew when it came to light halfway through production that director 维克多·萨尔瓦 had been convicted for child molestation several years earlier. The main cause of concern was that many of the production members had brought their family to the set.