Movies and Machu Picchu Given the fact that Machu Picchu is one
of the greatest landscapes to capture the most deepest emotions about being
captivated by the nature and the mystique of the universe, many film director
has focus all his knowledge in create movies or scenes that shows Machu Picchu
in many opportunities.
Many people that work in the movie business said that Indiana Jones was created
based on the teacher that came around 1911, that man is Hiram Bingham.
One of the first movies that show Machu Picchu is the movie called The Secret of
the Incas, with the participation of Charlton Heston and the musical
participation of our most famous soprano, Yma Sumac.
The 50s and the 60s decades, a few film director made movies that show the
Sanctuary into the eyes of the movie fans, in 1962 Martín Chambi made a movie
called MachuPicchu, and in the 70s, Werner Herzog, a fearless and serious
director filmed Aguirre, the Wrath of God, and shows in one scene the actors
coming down from one of the mountains called Huayna Picchu.
In 1994 the Peruvian film director Luis Llosa made a movie called Max is
missing, that tells the story of a child called max, who get lost on his travel
to Cusco, escaping from a thieves that want a Tumi ( a ceremonial knife use by
many pre-Spanish cultures) that was made of gold.
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