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Embrace of the Serpent

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Original title
El abrazo de la serpiente
Running time
125 min.
Colombia Colombia
Jacques Toulemonde, Ciro Guerra
Nascuy Linares
David Gallego (B&W)
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Co-production Colombia-Venezuela-Argentina; Ciudad Lunar Producciones / Buffalo Producciones / Canal Caracol / Dago García Producciones / MC Producciones / Nortesur Producciones
Adventure. Drama | Nature
Synopsis / Plot
The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over the course of 40 years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant.
2015: Academy Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
2015: Cannes Film Festival: Directors’ Fortnight: Art Cinema Award
2015: San Sebastián Film Festival: Nominated for Best Latin-American film
2015: Mar del Plata Film Festival: Best Film - Golden Astor
2015: Independent Spirit Awards: Nominada a Best Foreign Film
2015: Macondo Awards: 8 Awards including Best Film & Director
2015: Ariel Awards: Best Latin-American Film
2015: 4 Fenix Awards: Best Direction, Cinematography, Original Score & Sound
2015: Hamptons International Film Festival: Honorable Mention for Narrative Feature
2015: La Havana Film Festival: Best Music, Best Editing
2016: Platino Awards: 7 Awards including Best Film & Direction
2016: Sur Awards: Nominated for Best Make-Up
2015: Lima Film Festival: Best Film
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