Homo Botanicus

  • 10 10
  • 2018
  • 87min

A veteran botanist and his faithful disciple go into the Colombian jungle to examine its flora. This intimate film documents their symbiosis through their passion for nature.


OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: DokLeipzig/ Torino Film Festival/ Macondo Awards Nominee

Homo Botanicus. A journey through the mysteries of plants

Homo Botanicus explores the romantic world of scientists through the working relationship between botanist Julio Betancur and his disciple Cristian Castro, as they traverse the Colombian tropical forests. 

This is an anachronistic journey through plants mysteries and their legacy in the world.

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