introduction


documentary
76 min – 2009

A scientific and sensitive research towards the Pizzica, 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 mediatized protagonist of summer festivals of the Pouilles region.

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

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

production – les films du lierre
distribution – Rambalh Films

press article (in french) – magazine Article 11

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