In Kosmik Journey the viewer follows Jan Kounen on a voyage to the Amazon, before shifting over into his point of view and experiencing the story through his eyes. For seventeen years, he has been traveling once a year to the Peruvian region of the Amazon, to meet indigenous healers and expand his knowledge of their traditional medicine. In the jungle at night, a traditional ritual is taking place…
About the Director
Jan Kounen In the 2000s, Jan Kounen traveled across Mexico and Peru, where he immersed in shaman culture. His next film was Blueberry (2004), an adaptation of the famous comic strip by Jean-Michel Charlier and Jean Giraud, better known as Moebius, with Vincent Cassel in the title role.
The same year, he released Other Worlds (2005), a documentary about shamanism.
Written and directed by Jan Kounen
With the participation of Guillermo Arévalo « Kestembetsa »
Executive Producers Antoine Cayrol Marion Guth Nicolas Blies Stéphane Hueber-Blies Rodolphe Chabrier
Co-Executive Producers Arnaud Colinart Pierre Zandrowicz Philippe Sonrier
Producers Corentin Lambot François Le Gall Vincent Guttmann Project Supervisor Rodolphe Chabrier
Sound Design Nicolas Becker
Images and Development Small by Mac Guff
Production assistants Gabrielle Floquet Dash Spiegelman Clarisse Belondrade
Interactive adviser Karen Guillorel
“These guys are amazing. I really like this expeirence . There is a before and a after “