Noshinto Shamporo (My Daughter Shamporo)

Title of the film Original title: Noshinto Shamporo
English title: My Daughter Shamporo
Hungarian title: Lányom, Shamporo

Production and shooting info Country of the production: Spain - es
Year of production: from 2007 to 2008
Year of shooting: 2007
Length of the film: 50 min
Colouring: colour
Standard format: DVD
Recording format: HDV
Original language: Asháninka
Language of subtitle: English

Description of the content Elías, leader of an Asháninka tribe (Central Rainforest in Peru), decides to return to his birthplace in search of a medicine woman who will teach his daughter Shamporo all about plants and ceremonial rites. The journey takes them along the Ene river to faraway places as they follow the clues that will lead them to María, the best medicine woman that Elías knows. Shamporo discovers the scenary of the river travelling by boat, plane and car and passing through the city. Finally, she arrives at the home of María, who listens to and reflects upon Elías request.

Credits Director: Tita Portela
Producer: Tita Portela
Cinematographer: Fred Fuentes
Editor: Laurent Dufreche
Sound: Henry Girón

Company / Institution Production: Autoproduction

Ethnicity and locality Etnic group: Asháninka
Continent: South America
Country: Peru - pe

Tipology Type: non-fiction film
Form: documentary film

Related sciences Natural science: medicine

Keyword: travelling

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