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Embrace of the Serpent

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Year of participation 2015
Program Feature Competition

Embrace of the Serpent
Producer(s) Cristina Gallego
Director(s) Ciro Guerra
Script Ciro Guerra, Jacques Toulemonde
Director of Photography David Gallego
Production designer Angélica Perea
Music by Nascuy Linares
Sound Carlon García
Edit Etienne Boussac, Cristina Gallego
Cast Jan Bijvoet, Antonio Bolivar, Nicolás Cancino, Brionne Davis, Yauenkü Migue, Luigi Sciamanna, Nilbio Torres
Production company(-ies) Ciudad Lunar
 

Synopsis

Embrace Of The Serpent tells the epic story of the first contact, encounter, approach, betrayal and, eventually, life-transcending friendship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and two scientists that traveled to the Northwest Amazon in search of ancestral knowledge.

Awards
Art Cinema Award, Cannes IFF, Directors Fortnight, France, 2015

Moscow Cinema
 Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation
 
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