Poule des doods

Astrid Bussink Short documentary - 2012 - 49 min.

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Led by writer F. Starik, renowned poets including Menno Wigman and Maria Barnas have assembled in Poule des Doods (Group of Death). They recite specially written poems at funeral ceremonies of deceased people who have no surviving relatives. But municipal officials visiting deceased people’s homes often find only little information. So poets can only surmise and versify. And they often wonder for whom they do it.


Director(s) Astrid Bussink
Producer(s) Frank van den Engel
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