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I plunged myself - heart, body and soul - into the Amazon jungle I feared so much.
I drank with the shamans as much of their sacred beverage, ayahuasca, as I could get my hands on... trying to reach my subconscious, trying to understand the Universe, trying to heal myself.
DESPERATELY trying to forget the
corruption, the greed, the swarms of stinging, biting insects, the
avalanches, and rattletrap, smoky buses. Not to mention the
From the streets of Quito to the jungle trails of the Ecuadorian Amazon, the movie follows the film-maker in her quixotic quest to find "untouched" indigenous communities.
Kakaram chronicles both her inner and
outer journeys as her original vision and plans evolve in
surprising and fascinating ways.