The film was set in the Amazon with it’s 4 main characters: a German Scientist named Theo, an indigenous man named Manduca, an Amazonian Shaman named Karamakate and an Amer...
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...s film is to pay attention to what is going on around me and how nature is a vital aspect to life. The indigenous people in the movie lived off the wilderness and sadly it was being destroyed by the whites to obtain rubber. I’ve never had a learning experience when watching a film unless I’ve had to watch it in a school setting so I was very impressed that the director was able to achieve that. One thing that I did not enjoy about watching “Embrace of the Serpent” was that it was not in English. There were five different languages in the film: Spanish, Portuguese, German, Catalan, and Latin. I had to read the subtitles to understand the movie. If I looked away for just a little bit I would miss an entire dialogue between the actors. I had to constantly pay attention to the movie to understand it but that was just a small aspect of the film that I wish was different.
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