Chac: The Rain God is Rolando Klein's obviously-peyote-influenced tale of Mexican Indians desperate for rain to water their crops. The tribal farmers chant and consult the local shaman, but to no effect. Desperate, they pay a visit to the diviner, who lives up in the mountains, and he takes them on an epic journey culminating in a headdress-festooned rain dance.
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