The Serpent and the Rainbow

The Serpent and the Rainbow

DVD - 2003
Average Rating:
2
1
Rate this:
"A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scienist enters the rarely seen netherworld of walking zombies, blood rites and ancient curses"--Container.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Quotes

Add a Quote

laustcawz Sep 19, 2012

"I want to hear you scream!"

laustcawz Sep 19, 2012

"Don't bury me! I'm not dead!"

Comment

Add a Comment

l
lukasevansherman
Apr 29, 2014

Best known for creating "Nightmare on Elm Street" and directing the "Scream" series, this film by Wes Craven slipped through the cracks. It's imperfect, but also one of his most interesting, atypical films. Bill Pullman plays an anthropologist who goes to Haiti in search of the drugs used in Voodoo, but soon finds himself in over his head with local authorities and actual Voodoo. Pullman is a little miscast, but this has a creepy vibe, good use of the Haitian setting and characters and some genuinely unsettling moments. Has some parallels with another headtrip movie, Ken Russell's "Altered States."

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at HCL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top