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South Africa, 1997
52 min
Death explores how the different people and cultures of South Africa understand and view the ultimate taboo - death.
This acclaimed documentary combines interviews with 'ordinary everyday people' as well as those involved with death on a daily basis. You'll meet near-death survivors, a funeral director, a San shaman, an executioner, a pathologist and even a stand up comedian.

Experience a harrowing autopsy, visit the ancestors in a Bushmen trance-dance and take a glimpse into the past life. Embark on journey of fear, humour and mystery. Share the most universal experience we must all face - death.

Death is an enlightening documentary that combines rarely seen footage with a unique off-beat perspective.

This award-winning documentary was the highest rated local documentary on SABC 3 television in history.