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Breaking the Maya Code

2008 Rated NR 1hr 56m

Inspired by archaeologist Michael Coe's best-selling book, this fascinating documentary traces the extraordinary efforts to decode a writing system that has mystified historians for centuries: the hieroglyphic script of the ancient Mayans. Eleven years in the making, David Lebrun's film journeys from one end of the world to the other to explore the epic story behind one of the greatest scientific discoveries of the 20th century.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.