La Taranta

Year1962 Duration19 min. DirectorGianfranco Mingozzi

35 mm, transfer digital. B&W

Me and the devil blues. Can violin, accordion and tambourine expel the Prince of Darkness? In the Salento peninsula in Southern Italy, women “bitten by the tarantula” dance ecstatically to exorcise the “poison”.

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Gobierno de Navarra
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Con la financiación del Gobierno de España. Instituto de la Cinematografía y las Artes Audiovisuales Acción Cultural Española Plan de Recuperación, Transformación y Resiliencia Financiado por la Unión Europea. NexGenerationEU

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