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Embrace of the Serpent

Rotten Tomatoes Logo96%
Action & Adventure Drama 20152h 5mOn: Free Services Prime Video Hulu 
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Tags: Jungle Religion Political Country: Argentina 

The epic story of the first contact, encounter, approach, betrayal and, eventually, life-transcending friendship, between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman, last survivor of his people, and two scientists that, over the course of 40 years, travel through the Amazon in search of a sacred plant that can heal them. Inspired by the journals of the first explorers of the Colombian Amazon, Theodor Koch-Grunberg and Richard Evans Schultes.Embrace of the Serpent featuring Nilbio Torres and Antonio Bolivar is streaming with subscription on Prime Video, streaming with subscription on Hulu, free on VUDU, and 8 others. It's an action & adventure and drama movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 96% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (18,726 votes).

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Ciro Guerra


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#1,189 Ranked Movie

#17 Ranked in Jungle Movies

#19 Ranked in Movies on Sundance Now

#34 Ranked in Faith & Spirituality Movies

Embrace of the Serpent has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 96% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (18,726 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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