Definitely this weekend “Black Panther: Forever Wakanda” It premiered in cinemas, and is one of the most anticipated films of 2022 for several points, including the ability to see a Mexican as the protagonist. Marvel sequel Who was responsible for the actor Tenoc Huerta, But also because of the kind of story that mixes Mayan culture with the lost city of Atlantis.
That’s why if you haven’t seen the movie, this note is not for you, but if you have already seen it, we will explain it step by step Scenes that had to do with the Yucatan Peninsula They may not be clear to you.
In the first moment Namur, the actor Tenoc Huerta, is the king of Tallucan, place located in Yucatan Peninsula In this way the movie distinguishes it, you can see it Mayan style homes Although everything in the comics is based on Atlantis, this was one of the Script modifications by Marvelso each Tallucan was inspired by the Yucatan and Mayan cultures.
In another scene he explains how Namur (Tenuc Huerta) becomes king of Talukanespecially after realizing how things were on the surface, and when The original culture was colonized by the Spaniards And there he knew he had to protect your assets, because his assets were also Aboriginal.
Namur was also known as God Kukulkan, He is a god of Mayan mythology. It has similarities with the feathered serpent, a deity whose cult is one of the most important deities in Mesoamerica. similarly There is talk of chuckthe god of rain in the Mayan civilization, one of the statues Chac Mool found in Chichen Itza.
Namur has a lot to do with water, so one of the sites is a fictional city where the sea is big A pyramid that looks like Chichen Itza On the seashore, as in Tulum and the pyramid of Nohoch Mul.
Another important point is cenotes and more in the movie, because it is Entrance to the kingdom of Namur Talukan, This type of cave is a type of cave and as in the Mayan culture it also leads to Underworld, among them there are hundreds in the Yucatan Peninsula. Namur’s greeting with his hands is nothing more than a salutation Various Mesoamerican Manuscripts from the Nuttall Codex.
The mood-setting music throughout the movie is also inspired by mayan artists, Like ADN’s Yaalen K’uj, Maya Colectivo sang a song from the Mayan soundtrack. The locker room is also Mayan And of course feathers couldn’t have been missing as well as gem jewelry at that time.
Enjoy this film, which clearly pays tribute to the culture of the peninsula and Mexico, it must be remembered that in its first weekend he achieved $180 million in the United States and others 150 million in the rest of the world, Achieving a global total of over 330 million dollars. It becomes the third best premiere after the pandemic, and only surpasses it ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ and ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’.
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