ASPIRIN AND A BULLET

Muhr Arab Documentary
Syria / 2011 / Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Russian dialogue with English subtitles / Colour and Black & White / Digital File / 125 minutes

Synopsis

"Aspirin and a Bullet" is a concise autobiography, the title of a 40-year -long therapy session. It is an audio-visual recording of confession, poetry, pain and cinema. Aspirin pills could have ended the director's father's life 40 years ago. His father was rescued by his mother, who accepted to marry him, just before he was about commit his second suicide attempt, a bullet to the head. The film is described by Ammar Al Beik as his first step towards independent films, made with patience, honesty and complete freedom.

Genre

Drama

Cast & Credits

18+

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