Berlinale

Embrace of the Serpent (El abrazo de la serpiente)

Synopsis (momentan nur in Englisch verfügbar)
Karamakate, a powerful Amazonian shaman and lone survivor of his people, dwells deep in the jungle in voluntary isolation. Decades of solitude have turned him into a chullachaqui – an empty shell of a human, devoid of memories and emotion. His hollow life is shaken by the arrival of Evan, an American ethnobotanist in search of the yakruna, a powerful and sacred plant, capable of teaching those who take it how to dream. Together they embark on a journey into the heart of the Amazon during which past, present and future become intertwined, and Karamakate slowly begins to regain his lost memories.

Weltpremiere
Cannes International Film Festival 2015

Festivals und Preise (Auswahl)
C.I.C.A.E. Award, Cannes International Film Festival 2015
Elcine Prize, Lima Latin American Film Festival 2015
Best Film, Mar del Plata International Film Festival 2015
Munich Film Festival 2015
Golden Duke, Odessa International Film Festival 2015

Kolumbien, 2015
Regie: Ciro Guerra
Produktion: Ciudad Lunar (Kolumbien), Buffalo Films (Argentinien)
Deutscher Verleiher: MFA + Film-Distribution e.K.
Weltvertrieb: Films Boutique (Deutschland)
Kinostart in Deutschland: 10. März 2016

Gefördert in den WCF-Jurysitzung im Dezember 2015
Fördersumme: 7.000 €