Re: Looking for "The Parting"

Beverly Teach (
Wed, 17 Jul 1996 11:54:19 -0500 (EST)


Indiana University has this available for rent in 16mm. Information
is listed below.

Title The Parting (CC2640)
Physical Color; sound
Copyrighted 1973
Length 15:00 min
Distributor Wombat Productions (WOMBAT)
Producer Dunav Films (DUNAV)
Audience HC

Synopsis Reveals in non-narrated format the customs and rituals
surrounding death in a stony, remote Yugoslavian village.
Shows townspeople gathering, preparing the body, sitting in
a shadowy death watch, smoking and drinking in wake-like
communion, burying, wailing in grief, and finally returning
to a silent village.

Subjects Anthropogeography--Europe; Death and dying; Yugoslavia

Holdings 16mm, 1 copy, Rent $12.15

Beverly Teach
Indiana University

At 09:24 AM 7/17/96 -0700, you wrote:
>I am looking for "The Parting", a film about death rituals in a remote
>Yugoslavian village. It was produced in 1973 and was dist. by Wombat,
>but is not listed in the catalog of the company that bought the Wombat
>Does anyone know who distributes this now? (This is not the film about
>the woman dying of leukemia.)
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