Based on the Novel (1999)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Satire  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - Netherlands   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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A satiric look at the inner workings of the Dutch film industry, De boekverfilming/Based On The Novel stars Dirk Seeleneberg as Lars, an arrogant young filmmaker who is preparing his next project, a film adaptation of a popular novel, which gives him the opportunity to juggle three actresses as he attempts to cast the leading role. Director Eddy Terstall put together this project in a short burst of inspiration, penning the screenplay in three days and completing the filming in twelve. The film was screened at the 1999 Rotterdam Film Festival.