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EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT (2015) Movie Trailer & Poster: Columbia’s Oscar Entry is Here

Embrace of The Serpent Trailer & Poster

Embrace Of The Serpent Movie Trailer and Poster. Ciro Guerra‘s Embrace of The Serpent (2015) movie trailer stars Jan Bijvoet and Brionne DavisEmbrace of The Serpent‘s plot synopsis: “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.”

According to FirstShowing, “‘Before he can become a warrior, a man has to leave everything behind and go into the jungle, guided only by his dreams.’ Oscilloscope has released an official trailer for the film Embrace of the Serpent, the official Oscar Foreign Language entry this year from Colombia. It’s a mesmerizing B&W feature described as a “violent, psychedelic film about colonization”. The story follows two real explorers from history, Theodor Koch-Grünberg played by Jan Bijvoet and Richard Evan Schultes played by Brionne Davis, who travel through the Colombian Amazon in search of the sacred and difficult-to-find psychedelic Yakruna plant.”

Take a look at the movie poster before checking out the movie trailer below!

Embrace of The Serpent Movie Poster

“At once blistering and poetic, the ravages of colonialism cast a dark shadow over the South American landscape in Embrace of the Serpent, the third feature by Ciro Guerra. Filmed in stunning black-and-white, Serpent centers on Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and the last survivor of his people, and the two scientists who, over the course of 40 years, build a friendship with him. The film was inspired by the real-life journals of two explorers (Theodor Koch-Grünberg and Richard Evan Schultes) who traveled through the Colombian Amazon during the last century in search of the sacred and difficult-to-find psychedelic Yakruna plant. Embrace of the Serpent is written & directed by Colombian filmmaker Ciro Guerra. Arriving in theaters starting February 17th, 2016.”

Watch the Embrace of The Serpent movie trailer and leave your thoughts on it below in the comments section. For more Embrace of The Serpent photos, videos, and information,  visit our Embrace of The Serpent Page , our Movie Trailer Google+ Page, our Movie Trailer Facebook Page, subscribe to us by Email, “follow” us on TwitterTumblr, Google+, or “like” us on Facebook for quick updates. Embrace of The Serpent will be released in U.S. theaters on February 17, 2016.

Sources: FirstShowing, IMDb

 

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Marco Margaritoff

I grew up in Hamburg to a German father and Ecuadorian mother. Obsessive student of film, Hip-Hop, and stand-up comedy. I love the dark dreambox that is the cinema auditorium. I love mountains and the ocean, but am equally exhilarated by the jungle of the city. I hope to one day create something that hits someone in the brain with thunderous effect.

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