Neighbour Abdi
Neighbour Abdi
2022 Netherlands 29 min N-13
Short film
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How can you understand a violent past? Somali-born Abdi reenacts his life, marked by war and criminality, with the help of his neighbour and filmmaker Douwe. Through playful reconstructions in a special effects studio, they embark on a candid and investigative journey through a painful history, focusing on the creative process throughout.

Total votes: 3
Director(s) - Douwe Dijkstra
Screenwriter(s) - Douwe Dijksta, Abdiwahab Ali
Actors - Abdiwahab Ali, Sharif Nuur, Ahmed Dualeh, Mohamed Teeri
Producer(s) - Richard Valk
Cinematographer - Douwe Dijkstra
Editor(s) - Douwe Dijkstra
Sound - Rob Peters
Composer(s) - Rob Peters
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Distributor - Square Eyes
Production company -
Translation - Beata Mongird
Dialogues - Dutch, Somali
Subtitles - Lithuanian, English

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