On the edge of life, I saw a film

This poetic film takes us on an emotional journey of a girl contemplating death. Her jump from the edge allows her to fly around and meet different people. These encounters challenge her perspective on her narrative in life, death and transformation.

Director Razan Hassan
Dramaturgy Reowin Renkema
Cinematography Noël Schut
Montage Anneliek Noordermeer
Producer Evi van Doorn, Sam Peetz
Cast Cokkie Seller, Anto López Espinosa, Sofie Thiecke, Nivin Baranbo & Samy El Arkoub
Production design Jelle van Elk
Sound design Jurriaan Kruithof
Re-recording mixer Angelina de Braekeleer
Production sound Nicky Milou Brekhof
VFX Supervisors Bo Schutte & Nick de Leeuw
Composer Elena Pisano
Violin – Natalie Kulina
Viola – Beatriz Alvarez
Fender Rhodes – Elena Pisano
MUSIC Sound engineer Ido Zilbermann
Additional cinematography Lin Hou Oei
2nd camera op Hugo van Roosmalen
DRONE Frans Janssen, Gideon de Vries & Joep Janssen
PRODUCTION ASSISTENTS Rosa Bisschop & Lisa Krabbé
1st ass camera Sean Louw
BOOM Nynke Spanjer & Jurriaan Kruithof
FOLEY ARTIST Jurriaan Kruithof & Stefan Westerink
PROPS Iris van Heusden
MAKE UP Sharon de Ruijsser
VFX ARTISTS Nick de Leeuw & Bo Schutte

THIS FILM WAS MADE WITH THE SUPPORT OF Jovaro Stichting, NUT Amsterdam, Stichting Gilles Hondius Foundation & Pieter van Huystee Film & TV
This film was made in collaboration with NTR
©Netherlands Film Academy/AHK






The Netherlands

Bio – Filmography

Razan Hassan is a Syrian artist and filmmaker, lives in the Netherlands. She has her own production company Ouzzi Pink Productions. Graduated from Netherlands Film Academy. A recurring theme in her films is ‘alienation’ and her goal is to break stereotypes.
Razan’s creative insight into art and film leads to a connection between those two fields. By closely approaching people’s lives, she discovers some cultural narratives underneath the exposed feature of society.
Before I forget – Short 2018
EOS – Short 2022
In Between Glass and Walls – Short 2022
On the edge of life, I saw a film – Short 2023