Scene from the film My Death, Not Yours
Scene from the film My Death, Not Yours
Scene from the film My Death, Not Yours
Scene from the film My Death, Not Yours
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My Death, Not Yours

  • Germany
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Chetna came to East Germany from India. She was eighteen and I was twenty three, when we studied at the Film Academy in Babelsberg. Twelve years later, Chetna died while we were shooting a film in India. Since that time, I've felt the need to make a film about our love, our time in India and West Berlin, as well as the East Germany of the 1970's. And yet, this was not possible without her, until she once again got involved. She just said, "Here I am", and that's how our last film together took place.


  • Original title
    Mein Tod ist nicht dein Tod
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Lars Barthel
  • DOP
    Lars Barthel
  • Editing
    Grete Jentzen
  • Music
    Nikko Weidemann
  • Sound
    Marc von Stuerler
  • Duration
    83 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Germany
  • Production is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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