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Cast
Rudy Youngblood
Raoul Trujillo
Dalia Hernandez
Directors
Mel Gibson
Screenwriters
Mel Gibson
Farhad Safinia
Running Time
135 minutes

Apocalypto
Gibson's Mayan passion.


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Apocalypto

Plot
Young Mayan hunter Jaguar Paw (Youngblood) lives in peace with his wife and son in the Mesoamerican rainforest. But after an attack by Holcane warriors, he is dragged to the Mayan capital. In the fight of his life, he must escape to return to his family.


Verdict
Dextrous with the action-adventure elements but clumsy in its handling of the central message, Apocalypto is a strange but largely entertaining mix of action, bloodletting, chin-rubbing and arthouse trimmings.


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