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Latrodectus – “that bites secretly”

documentary on a traditional italian music
76 min – 2009

Between humanities and sensitive approach, a research towards the Pizzica, traditional music of south of Italy.

Once a possession dance, it was curing the “tarantated people”, those bitten by the Lycosa Tarantula.

Today, the Pizzica is become the publicised main actress of the summer festivals of the Pouilles region.

In the shadow of suffering or festival fevers, a bite lying in wait.

direction – Jérémie Basset
coauthor – Irene Gurrado
music – Ruggiero Inchingolo

production – les films du lierre
distribution – Rambalh Films
distribution Italy – to state

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Entretien avec Georges Lapassade (only in french)

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