The Gnaga

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© Trentini
8 minutes / Colour / 2017
Directed by
Michele Trentini

Anthropologist Giovanni Kezich

Country of production Italy

Series Carnival King of Europe

The Gnaga is an old hag, carrying her drunk husband back home in a pannier.

This film is part of Carnival King of Europe DVD 5 PARADING THE VILLAGE. On Carnival days, the village is brought back to life thanks to the rejuvenating, well wishing presence of ritual masks.

Films included in DVD 5: The Day of the Pustje on Mt. Matajur (11 minutes), The Day of the Zanni (17 minutes), The White Primavera of the Agordino (16 minutes), The Gnaga (7:30 minutes), A Women’s Carnival in Tyrol (9:20 minutes), Visions of Shrove Thursday in Central Tyrol (10 minutes), Koza Szymborska. The Day of the Goat in Szymborze (14 minutes).

Language and subtitles Italian with English Subtitles

Region South-East Europe

Country Italy

Keywords Festivals / Carnival Folklore