Embrace of the Serpent

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    Embrace of the Serpent (2015)

    125 min - Adventure, Drama - 25 May 2015

    The epic story of the first contact, encounter, approach, betrayal and, eventually, life-transcending friendship, between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman, last survivor of his people, and two scientists that, over the course of 40 years, travel through the Amazon in search of a sacred plant that can heal them. Inspired by the journals of the first explorers of the Colombian Amazon, Theodor Koch-Grunberg and Richard Evans Schultes.

    Director:  Ciro Guerra
    Writers:  Ciro Guerra, Jacques Toulemonde Vidal
    Stars:  Nilbio Torres, Antonio Bolivar, Brionne Davis, Jan Bijvoet, Luigi Sciamanna, Nicolás Cancino, Yauenkü Miguee

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    The epic story of the first contact, encounter, approach, betrayal and, eventually, life-transcending friendship, between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman, last survivor of his people, and two scientists that, over the course of 40 years, travel through the Amazon in search of a sacred plant that can heal them. Inspired by the journals of the first explorers of the Colombian Amazon, Theodor Koch-Grunberg and Richard Evans Schultes.


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    Genres: Adventure, Drama

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    Country:   Argentina Colombia Venezuela
    Release Date:  25 May 2015

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    Runtime:  2 h 05 min