Embrace of the Serpent

Embrace of the Serpent

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Catalogue no: PAL160

Media: DVD

Classification: M

Category: World Film

Genre: Drama

Barcode: 9322225218833

No of Discs: 1

Year: 2015

Release Date: 11-01-2017

Availability: In stock

$29.95
Embrace of the Serpent is a breathtaking cinematic odyssey through the Amazon, following the quests of two European explorers (one in 1909 a
Embrace of the Serpent is a breathtaking cinematic odyssey through the Amazon, following the quests of two European explorers (one in 1909 and the other in the 1940's) in search of a rare flower alleged to have healing properties. Inspired by the real-life journals kept by Theodor Koch-Grunberg (Jan Bijvoet) and Richard Evans Schultes (Brionne Davis), the film charts each man's treacherous and life-changing journey. Though decades apart, both are guided through the labyrinthine rivers and jungles by the same native shaman, Karamakate (Nilbio Torres, and later Antonio Bolivar Salvado Yangiama), the last surviving member of his tribe, who takes them deeper and deeper into a heart of darkness...

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Actors Antonio Bolivar, Jan Bijvoet, Nilbio Torres, Brionne Davis
Director Ciro Guerra
Producer Cristina Gallego
Runtime 119

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