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still from Beyond Sleep (Nooit meer slapen) (Boudewijn Koole, NL/NO 2016)

Beyond Sleep + Souvenir uit Afrika

Beyond Sleep + Souvenir uit Afrika

1 September 2021 marks one hundred years since the birth of writer and polemist W.F. Hermans was born. Eye is joining the celebrations to mark this by screening all film versions of Hermans’ work by Dutch directors, including Boudewijn Koole’s adaptation of Nooit meer slapen (1966), Beyond Sleep.

poster Beyond Sleep (Nooit meer slapen) (Boudewijn Koole, NL/NO 2016)

Alfred hopes the meteorite will help him become a famous scientist; but in both book and film it remains elusive, like the aerial photos of the rugged Finnmark landscape which blind Professor Nummedal is keeping back – at least, so the slightly paranoid Alfred believes. He also feels chronically uneasy alongside the much more sporty Norwegians on the expedition.

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116 min.

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W.F. Hermans op film

Willem Frederik Hermans is one of the Netherlands’ most famous post-war authors. It will be his 100th anniversary on 1 September 2021 and this will be celebrated across the country with exhibitions and publications. Eye will be participating by screening all the adaptations of his work by Dutch filmmakers.

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still from Beyond Sleep (Nooit meer slapen) (Boudewijn Koole, NL/NO 2016)
still from Beyond Sleep (Nooit meer slapen) (Boudewijn Koole, NL/NO 2016)
still from Beyond Sleep (Nooit meer slapen) (Boudewijn Koole, NL/NO 2016)

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