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Apocalypto (2006)

Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred by the power of his love for his woman and his family he will make a desperate break to return home and to ultimately save his way of life.

Plot Keywords: loss of loved one, solar eclipse, slavery, jaguar, village, maya civilization, forest, tribe, native american, human sacrifice, central america, ancient civilization, 16th century, ancient language film

DirectorMel Gibson
WritersMel Gibson, Farhad Safinia
Production CompaniesIcon Productions, Icon Entertainment International, Touchstone Pictures
Production CountryUnited States of America

Alternate Titles

Mel Gibson's Apocalypto