Amazon 1997
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Amazon 1997
Plot: Both Indian shaman Julio Mamani and ethnobotanist Dr. Mark Plotkin seek medicinal plants in the basin of the Amazon River.
Story: The Amazon is the biggest river on Earth. Only little of plant and animal life along its banks is known to man. And there are many secrets known to the tribe shamans of which we never heard. During a journey of one of those shamans down the river from one of its wells, who meets a western scientist traveling up the river from the sea, the audience experiences a huge variety of landscapes, animals (pink dolphins, for example), plants and people.
Did you know: Said the film's composer, Alan Williams, in a 2001 interview, the film originally had a narration for the end of the film. "One of the best phone calls I have received was from the dubbing stage of Amazon. The director called to say that they were dumping the narration for the last 3 minutes of the film and were just playing my music. That never happens with a feature."
Release date: Not Available
User Votes: 6.6
Countries: USA,
Genres: Documentary, Short,
MPAA Rating: image
Runtime: 38 minutes
Oscars: None
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