Following the deaths of his father and many others from his village, filmmaker Daniel Lambo sets off on a passionate quest to find the truth about the deadly asbestos industry. His search takes him to the largest asbestos waste dump in India and unveils a cold-blooded industry still endangering the lives of workers and consumers around the world.

A gripping story on the fight of individuals against a booming asbestos industry.

“Breathless is an inspiring, thought provoking film about the global fight for justice for victims of asbestos pollution. It serves as a stark reminder that the asbestos industry, in the USA and globally, is willing to put profits over people.” Jordan Zevon, Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), National Spokesperson


  • Year: 2018
  • Duration: 75 & 52 mins
  • Production: Storyhouse
  • Director: Daniel Lambo
  • Available Versions: ENG, ESP
  • Country of production: Belgium



  • Flemish Film award for Best Documentary 2019 (Belgium), Special Mention Environmental Documentary Feature (Life After Oil International Film Festival 2019, Italy), Fethi Kayaalp Grand Award (BIFED Bozcaada International Festival of Ecological Documentary 2019, Turkey), Brussels International Film Festival 2018 (Belgium), MOOOV Festival 2018 (Belgium), Movies that Matter 2019 (Netherlands), Naturvision Film Festival 2019 (Germany), Matsalu Nature Film Festival2019 (Estonia), Another Way Film Festival 2019 (Spain), Verzio International Human Rights Film festival 2019 (Hungary)

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