A Balinese Trance Séance

© Asch / Connor
46 minutes / Colour / 1980
Directed by
Timothy Asch Linda Connor

Anthropologist Linda Connor

Country of production Australia

Series ANU, Indonesia Series

Jero Tapakan is ‘entered’ by deities and spirits who converse with her clients. Unbeknown to her, they wish to contact the spirit of their dead son to learn the cause of his death and his wishes for his cremation ceremony

Language and subtitles Balinese with English Subtitles

Region South-East Asia

Country Indonesia

Keywords Death Possession Ritual