Video/Film , DVD in Spanish , English , German , Latin , Portuguese , South American Indian (Other)
Embrace of the serpent
Oscilloscope Laboratories, Ciudad Lunar and Caracol Television present ; in co-production with Norte Sur, MC Producciones, Buffalo Films ; in association with Dago Garcia ; supported by Proimagienes Colombia, INCAA, CNACC, Ibermedia and Hubert Bals Fund ; screenplay by Ciro Guerra & Jacques Toulemonde ; produced by Cristina Gallego ; directed by Ciro Guerra.
- [New York, New York] : Oscilloscope Laboratories, 
- 1 videodisc (125 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
- DVD, region 0 (all region), NTSC, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation, 5.1 Dolby surround & stereo.
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- Also known as
- Uniform Title: Abrazo de la serpiente (Motion picture)
- Original title: Abrazo de la serpiente
- Director of photography, David Gallego ; editors, Etienne Boussac & Cristina Gallego ; music, Nascuy Linares.
- Cast: Nilbio Torres, Antonio Bolivar, Yauenkü Miguee, Jan Bijvoet, Brionne Davis.
- Feature films.
- Biographical films.
- Fiction films.
- The film 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 Evans Schultes) who traveled through the Colombian Amazon during the last century in search of the sacred and difficult-to-find psychedelic Yakruna plant.
- Other information
- Title from container.
- Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
- Wide screen (2.35:1).
- Special features: Making "Embrace of the Serpent"; Adventure, culture, history, magic : in-depth behind the scenes segments ; Lessons from the Amazon : new interview with actor Brionne Davis ; Theatrical trailer.
- Language: Spanish, English, German, Latin, Portuguese, South American Indian, with English subtitles.
- Awards: 2016 Academy Award nominee, Best Foreign Language Film
- Publisher's number
- OSC-068 Oscilloscope Laboratories
- Identifying numbers
- UPC: 857490005233
- OCLC: 949280076
- OCLC: 949280076