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Embrace of the Serpent is a colombien film of genre Drama directed by Ciro Guerra released in USA on 17 february 2016 with Jan Bijvoet

Embrace of the Serpent (2015)

El abrazo de la serpiente

Embrace of the Serpent
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Released in USA 17 february 2016
Length 2h5
Directed by
Genres Drama,    Adventure
Rating78% 3.9484553.9484553.9484553.9484553.948455

Embrace of the Serpent (Spanish: El abrazo de la serpiente) is a 2015 internationally co-produced adventure drama film directed by Ciro Guerra. The film won the Art Cinema Award in the Directors' Fortnight section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival and was selected as the Colombian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards.

The film tells two stories taking place in 1909 and 1940, both starring Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his tribe, and his journey with two scientists, German Theodor Koch-Grunberg and American Richard Evans Schultes looking for the yakruna, a sacred plant difficult to find. The film is loosely inspired by the diaries written by the two scientists during their stay in the Amazon.


Karamakate, chaman amazonien et dernier survivant de sa tribu, rencontre à quarante ans d’intervalle deux explorateurs à la recherche de la yakruna, une plante légendaire qui pousse sur l'hévéa.


Jan Bijvoet

(Theodor Koch-Grunberg)
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