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TEPUY

by Pavol Barabáš

synopsis

A thrilling story that takes place deep in the middle of the Orinduik rainforest in Venezuela. Thank to its almost absolute inaccessibility, prehistoric forms of life have been preserved here that have survived for millions of years. In the gigantic labyrinth of the world’s oldest rocks, colonies of bizarre organisms have built the largest quartzite cave in the world. A team of Slovak and Czech cavers and enthusiasts set out on a risky expedition to this time depository that has never before been entered by humans... Inside massive underground spaces, they discover a lost world. However, they find more questions than answers...

original title: Tepuy
country: Slovakia
year: 2007
genre: docu-fiction
directed by: Pavol Barabáš
film run: 64'
release date: SK 13/09/2007
screenplay: Pavol Barabáš
cinematography by: Pavol Barabáš
film editing: Matej Beneš
music: Michal Novinski
production: K2 Studio, Rozhlas a televízia Slovenska - Radio and Television Slovakia
distributor: SPI International Slovakia
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