In this article i bring to you 16 facts about the movie titled "Apocalypto" that you might not know about.
The movie was about;
The Mayan kingdom is at the height of its opulence and power but the foundations of the empire are beginning to crumble. The leaders believe they must build more temples and sacrifice more people or their crops and citizens will die. Jaguar Paw (Rudy Youngblood), a peaceful hunter in a remote tribe, is captured along with his entire village in a raid. He is scheduled for a ritual sacrifice until he makes a daring escape and tries to make it back to his pregnant wife and son.
If you are a lover of Movies and you are yet to watch this movie i guess you are missing alot.
Below are interesting facts about the Movie.
1. In the movie titled "Apocalypto" which was created by Mel Gibson, and also let out to viwers on December 18th, 2006.
2: The Jungle Which was used for the movie
They went in search for the perfect jungle for this very movie titled "Apocalypto" every scene in the jungle was awesome and it made the production of the movie look real and interesting for viewers.
3: Amidst the main actors who were always pictured, Majority of the actors and actress where not experienced actors/actresses.
The producers really gave there time and also waited for Actress Maria Isidra Hoil to act through her own part perfectly before they could continue.
4: The actors Marked Ears.
It wasn't an easy Job to mark all the actors ear, so as to fit into there custom.
5: There King which was Used for the Movie was not from a Royal Lineage.
Maryans King has no blood connection to any Royal family, the king was a local dockworker in verascuz. He who was picked for the movie.
Below is a picture of the king.
6: Almost all crew whom are members for the production of the Movie where more busy than the actors and actresses.
7. The artists responsible for the custome painting, spent hours trying to paint and tatoo all the actors for the movie.
8: The main actor who starred as "juguar paw".
He is talented and industrous actor who was not even fron Maryan, the actor is a Native American, He is from Texas.
9: The Dialect which was spoken.
Every single language in the movie titled "Apocalypto" was in the Yucatec Maya language.
10: Reasons why the blue paints where used on the actors when they were held captive.
In Maryan land, people who were about to be taken for sacrifice where always painted blue. They movie producers replicated these, so as to make it real as it was in there culture.
11: The Human they used for Sacrifices were mostly Accurate.
12: If you remember the Nickname ALMOST!
‘ALMOST‘ was a nickname given to the main actor, Jaguar Paw by one of the strongest invaders.
This nickname was given to him in the movie just to make mockery out of him.
13: Almost all costumes were hand made.
Just like the jade used it was a carved and painted wood, this made it look so real.
14: The movie filming, took place in part mexico.
The movie filming was initially proposed to be in Costa Rica, but it did not work out due to some challenges, the producer now moved to Mexico where they found there perfect spot.
15: Remember the child that was born? It was real.
I believe if you have watched the movie you will know the pregnant wife of Jaguar Paw. Many thought it wasn't real. She actually gave birth in the movie.
16: As God may have it, the Movie titled “Apocalypto” was officially released on December 8, 2006 and also was made in the DVD format on the 22nd of may, 2007.
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