Talking to the Dead
Dir:Pat Collins . Ireland . 2000 . 52 mins
Based on the book by Pat Sheeran and Nina Witoszek, this documentary focuses on the hold that the dead have on the living in Ireland and the tradition of the funeral in Irish culture.
Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Pat Collins (Silence,Song of Granite), who also happens to be one of the founder members of Skibbereen Arts Festival.
"the rich traditions associated with burial and bereavement ... are sensitively examined in this beautifully shot film”_ Ian Kilroy ‘The Irish Times’
“Thoughtful and beautifully filmed”_ Liam Stebbing ‘The Sunday Times’