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Feeding the spirits

Numéro de notice

1077

Durée

00:30:00

Année de production

2002

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Couleur
Sonore

Director(s)

POURCHEZ Laurence

Résumé

On the island of Réunion, inhabitants of Malagasy origin perform a ceremony in honor of their family's ancestors twice a year. The ritual in this film takes place at the home of Madame Sautron, a soothsayer-healer.

The film follows the four stages of the ceremony, which lasts for 24 hours in all.

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