Fiction

El ABRAZO DE LA SERPIENTE

Der Kuss der Schlange
Ciro Guerra
Kolumbien, Venezuela, Argent. 2015
125min
V'15

EL ABRAZO DE LA SERPIENTE tells 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.

Credits
  • Yauenkü Miguee - Manduca
  • Nilbio Torres - the young Karamakate
  • Jan Bijvoet - Theodor Koch-Grünberg
  • Antonio Bolivar - the old Karamakate
  • Brionne Davis - Richard Evans Schultes
  • Ciro Guerra
  • Jacques Toulemonde Vidal
  • Carlos García
  • Marco Salaverría
  • David Gallego
  • Etienne Boussac
  • Cristina Gallego
  • Nascuy Linares
  • Angélica Perea
  • Catherine Rodríguez
Ciudad Lunar, Nortesur Producciones, Mc Producciones, Buffalo Films

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