Chac: The Rain God (DVD)

Directed by Rolando Klein

Release Year: 1975
Running Time: 95
UPC: 0 14381 95252 0
Color Type: Color
Country: Mexico
Language: Tzotzil, Maya
Genres: Adventure, Drama
$24.95 $19.96 (20% off) Buy DVD
Only ships to US
Booking Inquiry
Cast
Pablo Canche Balam
Alonzo Mendez Ton
Sebastian Santis
Pedro Tiez

Crew
Directed by Rolando Klein

Based on the culture of the Popul Vuh, as well as stories from Tzeltal and Mayan legend, this gorgeous film was shot in the Mexican Chiapas region by Chilean director Rolando Klein. The story focuses on a small Tzeltal village during a terrible drought, with the people desperate for relief, sending thirteen men on a quest to save their people from starvation. They seek a solitary Diviner who lives in the mountains and knows the ways of the Ancients, hoping that he can summon CHAC, the Rain God. A magical, mystical, and intensely visual 1970s cult film with renewed acclaim on home entertainment.


To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.


Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 24 2021 at 7:49pm
Bill Morrison on opening night of NYTimes Critic’s Pick #TheVillageDetective at' @IFCCenter'! Don’t miss this fasci…' https://t.co/GGw5uGkhao'
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 24 2021 at 3:40pm
Isaac Cherem’s LEONA was named the Best Jewish Foreign Language film of 5781 by' @hey_alma'! We’ve got it available o…' https://t.co/47meIJYtXd'
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 24 2021 at 3:35pm
RT' @hey_alma': Here's director Isaac Cherem (@nocomofrutas) accepting the award for Best Jewish Foreign Language Film for LEONA.' https://t.c…'
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 24 2021 at 2:30pm
Streaming for free tonight at 8pm in' @bkscififilmfest', The Man with the Magic Box is an Orwellian sci-fi thriller s…' https://t.co/C4gkzalpkt'
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 24 2021 at 1:07pm
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming December 7th! Get Crazy (1983) • Brand New 2K Master • NEW Audio Commentary by Director Allan Arkush, Filmmake…
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 24 2021 at 12:46pm
“Immaculately turned, from its superb acting and exquisite cinematography to its finely-tooled plotting.” –…' https://t.co/ow9Ka9cR1s'
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 24 2021 at 12:44pm
RT' @nprfreshair': Review: Two new films grapple with the complexity of moral courage. 'Wife of a Spy' is set in Japan on the cusp of WWII. '…
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 24 2021 at 12:44pm
RT' @film4ward': Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s first period piece, WIFE OF A SPY, set in 1940s Japan, features a riveting tour-de-force performance by Y…
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 24 2021 at 12:43pm
RT' @TheFilmStage': Bill Morrison (@decasia) discusses rethinking ideas of lost cinema, studio suppression, and capturing a Soviet icon with…
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 24 2021 at 12:43pm
RT' @filmcenter': JUST ADDED! 📷 WIFE OF A SPY (2021) dir. Kiyoshi Kurosawa - “Kiyoshi Kurosawa's best movie in years. Another unexpected pivo…
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018

Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing dninh@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
email: edu@kinolorber.com