Chac: The Rain God (1975)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Adventure Drama  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - Mexico  |  
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Chac is a straightforward tale about a group of modern-day Mayans who are suffering a drought, and seek the assistance of their ancient rain-deity "Chac" to bring rain. For most of the story, the villagers are on a long pilgrimage to find a shaman who can put them in touch with the deity. In the latter part of the film, the shaman's efforts, at first apparently unsuccessful, reach a shocking culmination.

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drought, God, pilgrimage, religion, Shamanism