De Libi

Shady El-Hamus Feature film - 2019 - 101 min.
Twelve plus
Drug and alcohol abuse
Foul language

Gouden Kalf-nominatie

Beste Mannelijke Bijrol

Beste Scenario Shady El-HamusJeroen Scholten van Aschat

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During a road trip across Amsterdam, three young adventurers from a suburb go all out to show what they are worth. A coming-of-age film full of indomitable zest and future dreams.

Bilal, Gregg and Kevin, three seventeen-year-old boys from an Amsterdam suburb, cannot wait for real life to begin. After their final examinations, they will fly! On one of countless boring schooldays, a group of girls challenge them to meet them at the famous nightclub Jimmy Woo that night, so they go all out to get access to the club. Shady El-Hamus' feature debut is an energetic road trip full of humour and boundless optimism. The film title is street lingo for 'the life'.


Production Company
Executive Producer
Annely Valk
Co-production Company
Director of Photography
Production Design
Costume Design
Sound Design
Sound Editor
Sound on Set
Bilal Wahib
Oussama Ahammoud
Daniël Kolf
Isabella Depeweg
Vera Bulder
Maisam El Idrissi
Sabri Saad El Hamus
Thomas Höppener
Richelle Plantinga
Kendrick Etmon
Manoushka Zeegelaar Breeveld
TV Company
Still Photography
Sybren Tielemans
Production Country