Apocalypto 2006

Apocalypto is a 2006 epic film directed by Mel Gibson and starring Rudy Youngblood. Set in Central America, during the declining period of the Maya civilization,

Apocalypto depicts the journey of a Mesoamerican tribesman who must escape human sacrifice and rescue his family after the capture and destruction of his village.

Plot: When the end comes, not everyone is ready to go. In the Maya civilization, a peaceful tribe is brutally attacked by warriors seeking slaves and human beings for sacrifice for their gods. Jaguar Paw hides his pregnant wife and his son in a deep hole nearby their tribe and is captured while fighting with his people. An eclipse spares his life from the sacrifice and later he has to fight to survive and save his beloved family.
Awards Won
* Central Ohio Film Critics Association- COFCA Award for Best Cinematography (2007) – Dean Semler
* Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards – DFWFCA Award for Best Cinematography (2006) – Dean Semler
* First Americans in the Arts – FAITA Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor (2007) – Rudy Youngblood
* First Americans in the Arts – FAITA Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor (Supporting) (2007) – Morris Birdyellowhead
* Imagen Foundation – Imagen Award for Best Supporting Actor (2007) – Gerardo Taracena
* Imagen Foundation – Imagen Award for Best Supporting Actress (2007) – Dalia Hernandez
* Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA – Golden Reel Award for Best Sound Editing for Music in a Feature Film (2007) – Dick Bernstein (music editor), Jim Henrikson (music editor)
* Phoenix Film Critics Society – PFCS Award for Best Cinematography (2006) – Dean Semler




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