DAMIANA KRYYGI Still – H 2015
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In 1896, residents in southeast Paraguay joined a group of Pain individuals and murdered children members as vengeance for the taking of a equine. When they remaining, they took the little lady with them, and it is the lifestyle of that litttle lady, and its embarrassing consequences, which is the topic of Alejandro Fernandez Moujan’s amazing documented, Damiana Kryygi. This tale of one very particular traditional incorrect is also about the incorrect done to a lifestyle, and hence to all natural societies, which creates the video a powerful if wrenching film of value and significance: a minor-key additional part to say Sebastian Salgado’s The Sodium of the World. It seems preferably suitable for academic reasons and for ecologically-friendly celebrations.
The program, quietly talked over by the home, generally goes between two stories: that of Damiana herself, which is in contact with, unpleasant, and even guilt-inducing, and that of the latest venture to provide her continues to be a reasonable funeral, which is in contact with and, against the possibilities, positive.
Having been taken in existence, Damiana was brought up by her parents’ murderers until adolescence, when she became if perhaps you are — extremely so, to her close relatives, who properly announced her mad and passed her over to an Argentinian asylum. Here she was captured nude for one of the two ghostly, evocative images of her which are available and where she passed away of undiscovered meningitis at the age of 14.
Damiana’s whole body was damaged up, her whole body remaining in Argentina while her head was sent for research in Germany: the video is not only about the evils of the devastation of the Pain, but also an strike on the technology of anthropology. In looking for to show that Pain were a weblink with the Rock Age, Damiana after loss of lifestyle was further dehumanized as anthropologists dissected her like, as one presenter says, “a little frog”.
Production company: Oceano Movies, Gema Films
Director, screenwriter: Alejandro Fernandez Moujan
Producer: Alejandro Fernandez Moujan
Executive producer: Gema Juarez Allen
Director of photography: Paul Mendizabal
Editors: Valeria Racioppi, Alejandra Almiron
Composer: Sami Buccella
Sales: Oceano Films