Embrace of the serpent

Abrazo de la serpiente (Motion picture)
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  • The film centers on Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and the last survivor of his people, and the two scientists who, over the course of 40 years, build a friendship with him. The film was inspired by the real-life journals of two explorers (Theodor Koch-Grünberg and Richard Evans Schultes) who traveled through the Colombian Amazon during the last century in search of the sacred and difficult-to-find psychedelic Yakruna plant.


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  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
  • Wide screen (2.35:1).
  • Special features: Making "Embrace of the Serpent"; Adventure, culture, history, magic : in-depth behind the scenes segments ; Lessons from the Amazon : new interview with actor Brionne Davis ; Theatrical trailer.
  • DVD, region 0 (all region), NTSC, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation, 5.1 Dolby surround & stereo.
  • Spanish, English, German, Latin, Portuguese, South American Indian, with English subtitles.
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