From leopard-print coffins to camper-van hearses. Dead good is a captivating documentary that offers surprising and enlightening views of how we also can say final farewells to our loved ones.
In Brighton, UK, a small group of women have been changing the way people look after their dead. Cara and Sarah are two relaxed funeral directors whose clients are looking for something more than the usual combination of hymns and tears in their funeral ceremonies. They support people during the ritual of care after death, and empowering them to create personal ceremonies reflecting the life that the deceased lived.
This relatively unknown work of Cara and Sarah is part of an emerging movement that is changing the way death is approached in contemporary Britain, and perhaps the Western world. Overall, an intimate portrait of those dealing with their dead.
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