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The epic story of the first contact, encounter, approach, betrayal and, eventually, life-transcending friendship, between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman, last survivor of his people, and two scientists that, over the course of 40 years, travel through the Amazon in search of a sacred plant that can heal them. Inspired by the journals of the first explorers of the Colombian Amazon, Theodor Koch-Gr...

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Directed by

Ciro Guerra

Written by

Ciro Guerra (Writer)
Jacques Toulemonde Vidal (Writer)

Runtime

125 minutes

Country

Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela

Language

Spanish

Tagline

A poetic and haunting journey into a lost world.

Cast

Keywords

nature colonialism spirituality cultural heritage amazon amazon rainforest religious fanatic colonisation indigenous peoples amazon tribe amazon jungle religious conversion

Lists

#994 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year