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Punt Uit - Schluss Aus - Full Stop

Director: Rosemarie Blank
Michael Hellgardt is torn between his will to live and his desire to end his suffering. Partner Rosemarie Blank follows him from up close. A commendable tribute to a bon vivant who keeps fighting to his dying breath.
A sensitive, intimate and intriguing look at one of the most radical moments in a person’s life: the decision to give up living because the pain annuls the joy in life. In this process, documentary filmmaker Rosemarie Blank closely follows her partner in life. Teaming up, they made this film of his final days. The dilemma, the struggle: in cinematographically fascinating scenes and with humour, they manage to capture life in its most naked and pure form.


Sound Design
Visual Effects
Production company
Doc.Eye Film
Co-production company
Lichtblick Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH
Title: Punt Uit - Schluss Aus - Full Stop
Year: 2020
Duration : 1 hour, 20 minutes
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2020
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