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Serpent and the Sun: Tales of an Aztec Apprentice (2009)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Action | 1 March 2009 (USA)
Serpent and The Sun Tales Of An Aztec Apprentice Tachi is 21 and has lived below the poverty line all of his life. He is a member of the Revolutionary Zapatista Collectivein Mexico City . ... See full summary »

Director:

Shaahin Cheyene

Writer:

Shaahin Cheyene

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Cast

Credited cast:
Gerardo Aldana Gerardo Aldana ... Himself (as Professor Gerardo Aldana)
Santiago Ortelas Aumeinto Santiago Ortelas Aumeinto ... Himself
Elena Avila Elena Avila ... Herself
John S. Bakas John S. Bakas ... Himself (as V.Rev. John Bakas)
Ysamur Flores-Pena Ysamur Flores-Pena ... Himself (as Professor Ysamur Flores-Pena)
David Galindo David Galindo ... Himself
Charles Grob Charles Grob ... Himself (as Dr. Charles Grob)
Miktlan Ehekateotl Kuahtlinxan Miktlan Ehekateotl Kuahtlinxan ... Himself
Holly Lucille Holly Lucille ... Herself (as Dr. Holly Lucille)
Frank Montenegro Frank Montenegro ... Ehe (voice)
Arturo Ornelas Arturo Ornelas ... Himself (as Dr. Arturo Ornelas)
Daniel Pinchbeck Daniel Pinchbeck ... Himself
Tom Pinkson Tom Pinkson ... Himself (as Dr. Tom Pinkson)
DeAnna Rivera DeAnna Rivera ... Herself (as Professor DeAnna Rivera)
Don Philamon Garcia Sabina Don Philamon Garcia Sabina ... Himself
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Storyline

Serpent and The Sun Tales Of An Aztec Apprentice Tachi is 21 and has lived below the poverty line all of his life. He is a member of the Revolutionary Zapatista Collectivein Mexico City . He is searching for his roots. Ehe is a 52nd generation Aztec medicine man and traditional healer (Curandero). Through a series of extraordinary circumstances the two meet. Tachi's life is changed forever. Extraordinary and inventive, The Serpent and the Sun was filmed on a month long journey through Mexico . This riveting "Hybrid Documentary" explores the roots of an Aztec medicine man and his apprentice while trekking through the mountains of rural Mexico . This powerful visual feast combines dreamlike panoramic landscapes with memorable characters and their heart warming stories while tracing the adventures of this unlikely duo as they travel throughout rural Mexico on a journey of epic proportions. Written by Shaahin Cheyene

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This is no ordinary reality


Certificate:

Not Rated
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA | Mexico

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 2009 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico See more »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color
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