An acclaimed best-seller Birk by Jaap Robben is being made into a feature film

Birk, in the novel, jack Seals, which, in 2014, has been published, is being made into a feature film. Film producer, New Amsterdam, the Film Company will leave on Tuesday knowing that they had the film rights to the bestselling book money.

A director and a screenwriter mother: Jenneke Boeijink is writing the screenplay, and the film is directed. “Birk’s my first novel, and it is dear to me,” says Seal.

“I’m very, very curious to see how they are in the silence, the smell of the salty sea air on the rugged landscape of the island, the sound of the wind through the tall grass and in their hair and the earth and the changing light in the house of Mikael to go back.”

In the novel, in which more than 70,000 times over-the-counter it went, and that in the meantime, several translations have been published, it was widely acclaimed and the author’s Seal, and received, among others, the Dutch Boekhandelsprijs, and the ANV is Debutantenprijs. The Brooklyn Bookfestival called Birk is one of the five best debuts in the United States in 2018 have been published.

The story revolves around Mikael, who is with his parents on a remote island to live in. His father disappears one day, into the sea, and Mikael fails to reveal what has happened.

The footage from Birk to start in 2021, and then a year later, the film is shown in cinemas.

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