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Director Pieter Verhoeff is working on a film about Herman Koch

Director Pieter Verhoeff is working on a film about Herman Koch

Director Pieter Verhoeff is working on a film about Herman Koch. The writer gives himself extended his work on the portrait, that this winter should be emitted by the Hour of the Wolf.

That has Verhoeff Saturday reported during the Cannes film festival. The director and Koch have known each other for dozens of years; they collaborated on the famous satiric series Jiskefet.

Verhoeff has Koch, among more followed during the national book week and during all performances, which the writer did it because he boekenweekgeschenk had written, such as the voorleessessies in the train. The two will in the coming weeks, a number of other recordings and interviews done for the film.

Maze

It is intended that the writer in The rage of Koch, as the project is baptized, “through the maze of his own inner world wanders around in the centre of the area to come out”. Previously, Verhoeff a intimate schrijversportret by cartoonist Peter van Straaten.

Recently, he directed for Netflix the four-part series Tokyo Trials, the international tribunal after the Second world War, Asian leaders had to judge.

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