Documentary on the life in the Amazon rainforest. About the wisdom and values, that indigenous inhabitants profess and which are contrasting with our so called western civilization.
The movie seeks to introduce the beauty of the world's largest rainforest, but also touch the mysteries of the messages that are still to be found, while revealing the dire threats to this precious place, important for the entire planet.
Jan Rajnoha as the primary and mysterious hero embarks on a journey of discovery. Escape from the life in western society, that brings him strong frustrations, he is trying to find answers to fundamental questions of our lives.
Why is mankind in such a technologically advanced time still in extremely alarming state of our planet? How can we affect this situation?
In the footsteps of the wisdom of the indigenous tribes, the power of natural healing and mystical shamanism we set to the borders of altered states of consciousness known in our everyday reality.
With the help of the mysterious lianas of death we are immediately confronted face to face with ourselves. Perhaps, there are answers to our questions.
The film features the American psychiatrist of Czech origin, Prof. Dr. Stan Grof Ph.D., Swiss anthropologist and author of the book The Cosmic Serpent, Dr. Jeremy Narby, an research pharmacognosist, lecturer and author Dennis McKenna, Ph.D and the quantum theorist Dr. Amit Goswami, Ph.D
Location of filming:
South America / Peru, Ecuador (Amazon)
USA / New York
Europe / Czech Republic, Switzerland
Producer: Oldřich Tamáš / Jan Rajnoha
Written and theme: Jan Rajnoha
Directed by: Jan Rajnoha
Production and Media Communications: Jan Rajnoha, Oldřich Tamáš
DOP: Jan Rajnoha / Jiří Vágner
R & T Production
SPOON post-production & VFX house
BEEP - Sound Postproduction
Starring Františka Bla & Rashid Belt
Direction and Concept by Engin Erden
DOP - Hannes Johansson
Production Manager - Soňa Tichá
Editing - Engin Erden & Hannes Johansson
Assistant Camera - Pathomwat Wansukprasert
Gaffer- Amogh Deshpande
Color grade - Jan Ali Moravec
Titles - Sevil Şimşek