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TO STAY ALIVE: A METHOD

by Arno Hagers, Erik Lieshout, Reinier van Brummelen

synopsis

Based on Michel Houellebecq's 1991 essay "To Stay Alive", about struggling artists, the role of the poet, and mental health problems. Featuring marginal artists as well as Houellebecq and Iggy Pop.

international title: To Stay Alive: A Method
original title: To Stay Alive: A Method
country: Netherlands, Belgium
year: 2016
genre: documentary
directed by: Arno Hagers, Erik Lieshout, Reinier van Brummelen
film run: 70'
release date: NL 30/09/2016, FR 9/05/2018
screenplay: Erik Lieshout
cinematography by: Reinier van Brummelen
film editing: Reinier van Brummelen, Arno Hagers
music: Iggy Pop
producer: Koert Davidse, Marc Thelosen
co-producer: Arnauld de Battice
production: SeriousFilm, At-Production
distributor: Contact Film Cinematheek, Damned Distribution