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 is a Netherlands-born French film director and producer.

In France, he is mostly known for his films Dobermann (1997), Blueberry, l’experience secrete (2004) and 99 francs (2007). Outside France he is better known for his interest in Shipibo-Conibo culture and shamanism, with which he became familiar during his trips to Mexico and Peru.


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