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The Serpent and the Rainbow
Directed by:
Wes Craven

"The Serpent and the Rainbow" (also known as "Serpente e l'arcobaleno, Il", "Schlange im Regenbogen, Die", "Schlange und der Regenbogen, Die") is a Horror film directed by Wes Craven, released in the USA on February 05 of 1988 . Bill Pullman and Cathy Tyson are starring, alongside Zakes Mokae, Paul Winfield, Brent Jennings and Conrad Roberts.

Don't bury me...I'm not dead!

Who directed "The Serpent and the Rainbow":

The Serpent and the Rainbow was directed by Wes Craven, an American director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before directing The Serpent and the Rainbow, Wes Craven had directed Deadly Friend, released in 1986, The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1985), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), Swamp Thing (1982), Deadly Blessing (1981), and The Hills Have Eyes (1977). Since, he directed Shocker, released in 1989, The People Under the Stairs (1991), New Nightmare (1994), Vampire in Brooklyn (1995), Scream (1996), and Scream 2 (1997).

What was the release date of "The Serpent and the Rainbow":

The Serpent and the Rainbow was first released in the United States on Friday, February 05, 1988. Also released on Friday, February 05, 1988 have been The Unbearable Lightness of Being (dir. Philip Kaufman), Cherry 2000 (dir. Steve De Jarnatt), and Giulia e Giulia (dir. Peter Del Monte). This was thirty-one (31) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, May 11, 1988 in France.

Who is at the casting of "The Serpent and the Rainbow":

At the casting of The Serpent and the Rainbow we find Bill Pullman, previously seen in Spaceballs (1987) and Ruthless People (1986); Cathy Tyson (Business as Usual (1987), Mona Lisa (1986)); Zakes Mokae (Cry Freedom (1987), The Island (1980)) [ more... ]

  • Paul Guilfoyle and Badja Djola also worked together in Heaven's Prisoners, released in 1996.
  • William Newman and Brent Jennings also appeared together in Brubaker, released in 1980.
  • Paul Guilfoyle and William Newman can be seen in Mrs. Doubtfire, released in 1993.
  • Bill Pullman and Dey Young also appeared in Spaceballs, released in 1987.

What is the Storyline of "The Serpent and the Rainbow":

Ethnobotanist/anthropologist Dennis Alan, in visiting the Amazon, receives a potion connecting him to his protective totem (a jaguar) through a series of visions, and is later guided by a jaguar from the Rainforest itself. Returned to Boston, he is sent to Haiti by a pharmaceutical corporation looking to investigate a drug used in Haitian Vodou, in the hope of using it for anesthesia.

Alan's exploration in Haiti to find the drug, assisted by the doctor Marielle, draws the attention of the [...]

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