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"A poetic and haunting journey into a lost world."
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Karamakate is the last surviving member of his tribe. He comes from a noble race who has witnessed the traversing of white men into the Amazonian regions of Brazil for decades. Some of the encounters were benevolent, yet some were too violent to believe. This is the story of those encounters told with vivid descriptions from Karamakate himself in his native tongue.

He is not only a survivor of the racial transformation of the Amazon, but a man who possesses skills unique amongst his people. He is a recognized medicine man. As a shaman, Karamakate was the cultural counsellor of his people. He witnessed and heard stories that could never be accurately communicated by any other means than through the tribe's venerable oral tradition. In stunning and moving black and white video interviews, Karamakate is finally able to reveal the secrets behind the loss of his people, and the transformation of the world's largest primitive wilderness.

Embrace of the Serpent is an Drama, Adventure movie that was released in 2016 and has a run time of 2 hr 5 min. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.9 and a MetaScore of 82.

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Not Rated
| 2016 | 2 hr 5 min | 7.9/10 | 82/100
Nilbio Torres, Antonio Bolivar, Jan Bijvoet, Brionne Davis
Ciro Guerra
Produced By
Cristina Gallego

Also directed by Ciro Guerra