Our walkers - five anthropological stories from Serbia: Raskovnik - the holy grail among plants

Our walkers - five anthropological stories from Serbia: Raskovnik - the holy grail among plants

 

НАШИ ШЕТАЧИ – ПЕТ АНТРОПОЛОШКИХ ПРИЧА ИЗ СРБИЈЕ: РАСКОВНИК – СВЕТИ ГРАЛ МЕЂУ БИЉКАМА

Serbia

23' 08'', 2016

 

DIRECTED BY

Olivera Pančić

PRODUCED BY

RTS

ETHNOLOGIST, ANTHROPOLOGIST, ETHNOMUSICOLOGIST

Marko Stojanović

SCRIPTWRITER

Olivera Pančić

CINEMATOGRAPHER

Vasko Vasović

EDITED BY

DavorBosankić

 

The narratives about the mythical plant – raskovnik, which, according to the local population, can be found only in Eastern Serbia, served as the basis for creating a cinematic anthropological insight into the persistence of multiple relationships among the practice of folk medicine, magical practices and the placebo effect, which in the modern environment reflect the views of everyday existence and the divine.