Dead Body Welcome
A true story about love, life and death...
A film about the real-life journey filmmaker Kees Brienen undertook to see the phenomenon of the total eclipse. Upon arrival in India he finds out his best friend Ritchy has passed away. The trip suddenly becomes a search for a dead body, and trying to understand and accept what had happened to him. Kees finds his friend up in the mountains and does what he needs to do, and in the process discovers new perspectives on love, life and death.
80’ / DCP / colour
Original title: DEAD BODY WELCOME
Dir: Kees Brienen
Prod: De Productie
Co-prod: KINO International
Sc: Desiree Duwel, Kees Brienen
D.O.P.: Benito Strangio
Completed: January 2013
Cast: Kees Brienen, Naresh Choowdri, Mister Pala Bhutia, Big Mama Amma Ongel.
Rotterdam International Film Festival
New Horizons Film Festival (Wroclaw, Poland)
First feature film.
a.o. I LOVE YOU SO MUCH DADDY (2006, short), I LOVE YOU SO MUCH (2004, short), BODYHIT (1996, short), KRITERION (1994, short).
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