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Embrace of the Serpent (2016) - Movie Details

Foreign Drama
125 min.
Release Date
February 17, 2016 (NY)
February 19, 2016 (LA)
DVD Release Date
June 21, 2016 (Buy on Amazon)
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Running Time
125 minutes
MPAA Rating
Unrated

The ravages of colonialism cast a dark shadow over the South American landscape in EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT, the first film shot in the Amazonian rainforest in over 30 years. Filmed in stunning black-and-white, the film centers on Karamakate (portrayed in various stages by Nilbio Torres and Antonio Bolívar Salvado), an Amazonian shaman and the last survivor of his people, and the two scientists (Evans and Theo, portrayed by Brionne Davis and Jan Bijvoet) who,... Full synopsis »

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Black and white. Subtitles. Such a combo means that most Americans will never opt to enjoy the alluring, Oscar-nominated Embrace of the Serpent, a movie so good my fiance branded it “the most boring and pointless movie ever.” Full movie review »

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