The Serpent and the Rainbow is a 1988 American voodoo–horror film directed by Wes Craven and starring Bill Pullman. The film is very loosely based on the non-fiction book of the same name by ethnobotanist Wade Davis, wherein Davis recounted his experiences in Haiti investigating the story of Clairvius Narcisse, who was allegedly poisoned and buried alive; and who, when released from the grave, purportedly received an herbal brew whose effects produced what was called a zombie. Ethnobotanist/anthropologist Dennis Alan, in visiting the Amazon, receives a potion connecting him to his protective...
|Release date:||February 5, 1988|
|Directed by:||Wes Craven|
|Producer:||David Ladd, Doug Claybourne|
|Music by:||Brad Fiedel|
|Screenplay by:||Richard Maxwell, Adam Rodman|
|Adapted from:||The Serpent and the Rainbow|