EN - Osama is a theatre director who fled from Syria. He was granted political asylum and has lived for several months in Antwerp. He seems to have everything to build a new life and find happiness again. There is, however, one thing that causes him sleepless nights…

NL - Osama is een theatermaker die vluchtte uit Syrië. Hij kreeg politiek asiel en woont sinds enkele maanden in Antwerpen. Hij lijkt alles te hebben om een nieuw leven op te bouwen en het geluk opnieuw te vinden Er is echter één kwelling die hem slapeloze nachten bezorgt.


Title Dying for Love
Original title Dying for Love
Original language Arab
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Shorts , Docs
Genre creative documentary
Year 2016


Cast Osama Abo Amro, Dara Sheikhi
Photography Silvian Hettich
Editing Andrés Lübbert
Sound Maarten Leemans
Music Alejandro Rivas Cottle
Grading Guillermo Badilla Coto
Assistent Director Hussein Shabeeb

Technical specs

Running time film 7'
Release format Quicktime ProRes 422
Other available formats DCP
Aspect ratio 1.77:1
Sound format stereo
Colour Colour


Production partners Canvas







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Last edited on 16 November 2016

Short info

Director Andrés Lübbert
Producers Jan Stevens
Writers Andrés Lübbert

De Chinezen
Paul Deschanellaan 62
1030 Schaarbeek


Website https://www.facebook.com/dyingforlifefilm/
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