Embrace of the Serpent

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Drama
Running Time:  125 min.
Release Date: February 19, 2016 - Toronto, Ottawa, Edmonton - February 19, 2016 - Toronto, Edmonton, Ottawa
DVD: June 21, 2016

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Cast: Nilbio Torres, Jan Bijvoet, Antonio Bolivar


Over the course of 30 years, between 1909 and 1940, this Oscar-nominated drama from Colombia follows Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, as he works with two scientists to search for the rare healing plant yakruna.

Loosely based on the diaries of German scientist Theodor Koch-Grunberg and American scientist Richard Evans Schultes.

Director: Ciro Guerra
Studio: Oscilloscope Laboratories
Producer(s): Cristina Gallego
Screenplay: Ciro Guerra, Theodor Koch-Grunberg

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