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Cimetières dans la falaise

A Short film by Jean Rouch

Produced by Musée de l'Homme

Production year : 1951

    Synopsis

    Burial ceremonies, showing how the body of a dead man is hoisted up by a rope to his tomb, on top of a cliff. Dogon tribe, Mali.

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Musée de l'Homme

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Themes :

    Ethnography

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1951

    Runtime :

    25 min

    Production formats :

    16mm

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono