LA CENA DELLE ANIME – Dinner for the Dead (ENG)

Also available with Italian subtitles: vimeo.com/ondemand/lacenadelleanime • A film by Ignazio Figus • Release year: 2017 – 17 min •… Dead souls enter the house at midnight, pass around the packed tables, then leave to satiate only by the aroma of the food. If, instead, there is no dish prepared to die accompanied by sighs … ”He is still alive in Sardinia the ancient custom left to serve on the table, in the night between 1st and 2nd November, a supper for their own dead. , consisting of a full meal characterized by “sauce macarrones de sos mortos” (macaroni of the dead). Filmed in Orune, in central Sardinia, this documentary describes the preparation for the feast and some connected rituals.

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