Director Kees Brienen travels to India to watch a total solar eclipse with his best friend. Upon his arrival, he is told his pal has passed away. An unanticipated road trip takes him to the remote village where his mate’s body lies in state. Brienen arranges the farewell and meanwhile has to cope with the fact his friend is no longer alive. Feature film, based on and mixed with true events, offering new perspectives on love, life and death.


Production Design
Visual Effects
Sound Design
REC Sound
Production company
De Productie
Kino International
Distributor NL
Mokum Filmdistributie

Title: Dead Body Welcome
Year: 2013
Duration : 1 hour, 20 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 2013


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