For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
3.2
221 Ratings

He Died with a Felafel in His Hand

Directed by Richard Lowenstein
Australia, Italy, 2001
Avant-Garde, Comedy, Romance

Synopsis

A seemlingly unresolved love triangle between 3 people doomed to chase each other through shared accommodation hell in a never-ending, unrequited, daisy-chain of desire. Based on the novel by the same title.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what’s now showing
He Died with a Felafel in His Hand Directed by Richard Lowenstein

Awards & Festivals

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

2002 | Nominee: Best Screenplay - Adapted

AACTA International Awards

2001 | Nominee: Best Screenplay Adapted from Another Source

Critics reviews

Richard Lowenstein made one of the dark landmarks of this [grunge] genre… Crossing three major cities (Brisbane, Melbourne, and Sydney), it plays an iconic actor of maladjusted Aussie youth (Noah Taylor) off against the ethereal, treacherous charms of a visiting Frenchwoman (Romane Bohringer) amidst a large, colourful cast, and daringly mixes “trash comedy” with more melancholic elements.
October 06, 2015
Read full article

Related films