Dir. Jan Kounen


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.


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Dir. Aaron Bradbury