Embrace of the Serpent, 2016

Embrace of the Serpent 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 ColombianEmbrace of the Serpent 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. [Oscilloscope Pictures]… Expand

 

Genres: Adventure | Drama

Country: Colombia | Venezuela | Argentina

Language: Spanish | Portuguese | Aboriginal | German | Catalan | Latin | English

Release Date: 25 May 2015 (Colombia)

Filming Locations: Vaupés, Colombia

Budget:

$1,400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$50,955, 21 February 2016Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,329,249

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,411,541

Review Scores

8
  • IMDb Rating - 8

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