Pagan ritual, mass hysteria, psychosocial disease or healing therapy? Tarantism and Pizzica, an intricate ensemble of music and dances continues to polarize the people of Salento in southern Italy where it originated from hundreds of years ago.
With an original approach focusing on the contemporary legacy of Tarantism and its modern excesses,“Trascendentale” [working title] offers to dive into a fascinating world of hidden rituals and occult beliefs gravitating around a misknown an mysterious powerful music genre that many thought was forgotten.
Documentary film Producer . Olivier DuportDirector . Désirée HauptsAuthor . Alan MarzoBureau Sepän © 2018