INVENTURERS. TO KILL OR TO DIE

By Vladislav SHCHEPIN

SCREEN VISION - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2009

Story of a white man – tiger hunter’s extraordinary life in wilderness of Brazil

    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • LATVIA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 56 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Vladislav SHCHEPIN
    • Producer(s)
    • Laima FREIMANE (Screen Vision), Uldis CEKULIS (VFS)
    • Synopsis
    • When in 1905 the Old Europe is shaken by revolution, a sixteen-year-old boy leaves his home and ventures into the wide world. His journey brings him to Latin America - Argentina and Brazil. This lengthy adventure teaches him the Red Indian skill of spear-hunting jaguars.
      Later, already a living legend, he meets Edith – a Philadelphia high-society girl. It is not love at first sight, but the story develops, Edith become Sasha’s wife and turns into their jungle-life together. These memories are Edith’s happiness, which lights up the house in Pennsylvania she lives in.
      The film will make vividly alive the story of a hunter’s life in wilderness, which enlisted toughness, permanent readiness to fight, with experience of nature’s power, a life of beauty and danger, captured and summoned through memories of the Sasha‘s Siemel family and archive footage.
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