• Director: Mel Gibson
  • Release Year: 2006
  • Production Country: United States
  • Language: Maya

Apocalypto

Description

Taken captive by Mayans intent on a human sacrifice to appease their gods, the warrior Jaguar Paw must find a way to survive and return home to save his small family, now trapped in the cave where he had hidden them for safety.

Themes

Maya civilization, Mesoamerican civilizations, Native Americans, Religions, Conquistadors, Family relationships, Colonialism, Prisoners of war (POWs), Massacres, Human sacrifice, Indigenous peoples