Embrace of the Serpent

You'll receive Play trailer

  • 172 Minutes
    of video

At once blistering and poetic, the ravages of colonialism cast a dark shadow over the South American landscape in EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT, the third feature by Ciro Guerra. Filmed in stunning black-and-white, 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.

Payment 7 Videos

Card

  • Back of card

    123
  • Front of card

    1234 xxxx xxxxxx xxxxx
/
USA |

Each additional gift costs $14.99

Subtotal
0
VAT tax
0
Total
0

You will be charged $14.99 USD.

2+ hours of video, instant streaming, yours forever! This is a gift rental for a friend. This is a gift rental just for . They will receive their copy via email.

2+ hours of video, watch as much as you want for 3 days. This is a gift rental for a friend. This is a gift rental just for . They will receive their copy via email.

Embrace of the Serpent

At once blistering and poetic, the ravages of colonialism cast a dark shadow over the South American landscape in EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT, the third feature by Ciro Guerra. Filmed in stunning black-and-white, 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.

7 Videos

  • Embrace of the Serpent

    2h 4m · Downloadable

  • Making of Embrace of the Serpent

    23m · Downloadable

  • Brionne-v2-VHX

    15m · Downloadable

  • BTS-History-VHX

    2m 21s · Downloadable

  • BTS-Adventure-VHX

    2m 26s · Downloadable

  • BTS-CulturalDiversity-VHX

    2m 29s · Downloadable

  • BTS-Magic-VHX

    2m 11s · Downloadable