Embrace of the Serpent Movie

Embrace of the Serpent movie poster

Who's Involved:

Ciro Guerra, Jan Bijvoet, Nicolás Cancino, Nilbio Torres, Yauenkü Migue, Brionne Davis, Antonio Bolivar

Release Date:

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 (Limited)


Runtime: 2 hrs, 5 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

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.

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Who stars in Embrace of the Serpent: Cast List


... Theo

"Exit Plan" , "The Ardennes"  

... Old Karamakate


... Evan


... Manduca


... Anizetto


Who's making Embrace of the Serpent: Crew List

A look at the Embrace of the Serpent behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Ciro Guerra last directed Waiting for the Barbarians and The Wind Journeys. The film's writer Ciro Guerra last wrote The Wind Journeys.


Ciro Guerra


Ciro Guerra

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Production: What we know about Embrace of the Serpent?

Key Facts

  1. Filmed in black-and-white.

Filming Timeline

  1. December 2015: The film was in Completed status.

Embrace of the Serpent Release Date: When was the film released?

Embrace of the Serpent was released in 2016 on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 (Limited release).

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

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