Embrace of the Serpent Synopsis
Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman, works with two scientists for 40 years while searching the rainforest for a sacred healing plant.

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Embrace of the Serpent review

By siniscalcoa
Over all this was a superb movie. The beautiful black and white photography was worth the price of admission. It was well acted, The movie made me feel like I was right there on the river, and the...

Didn't understand it!

By goldlizsts
Thought I understood it that the movie is about this person doing research in the Amazon, besides looking for a certain life-saving plant. The way the story went, I couldn't follow at times. Was it...

Stunningly visual and cerebral in conten

By poedtkem
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Some beautiful, challenging moments but mostly incomprehensible

By sdineen
As a former anthropology major, film aficianado , and teacher I was excited to see this film, but I'm TRULY sorry I didn't read about it first: it's gorgeous to look out with amazing moments and...

EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT 5 Star!!

By IndieFanaticGM
This is as perfect as film gets! WoW what an amazing accomplishment!! Profound and hard hitting. For those that are aware and fully open to this material you will be awe struck as my son and I were....

By ed dibble
Confusing at times, but well worth seeing. Black and white, which. Is very unusual, but effective....

Embrace of the Serpent

By mcolliat
This is a dark film about outsiders going to the Amazon and destroying the cultures of the indigenous people in order to get rubber. It is beautifully film and interesting....

Nothing like I've ever seen before!

By garzaluis
So interesting and unique! Highly recommended....

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By risambasnet21
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Speaks truth

By mishamazor
This is film history in the making. An important new classic....