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BEYOND SLEEP

by Boudewijn Koole

synopsis

A young man's mythical quest for a stone that fell from the sky. He searches, stumbles and suffers as he traverses the sadistic universe of Northern Europe, finding redemption only on the very edge of madness. Beyond Sleep is based on the Dutch iconic novel Nooit meer slapen by W.F. Hermans, which has sold more than two million copies.

international title: Beyond Sleep
original title: Beyond Sleep
country: Netherlands, Norway
sales agent: KeyFilm
year: 2016
genre: fiction
directed by: Boudewijn Koole
film run: 108'
release date: NL 11/02/2016
screenplay: Boudewijn Koole
cast: Thorbjørn Harr, Pål Sverre Hagen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Reinout Scholten Van Aschat
cinematography by: Melle van Essen
film editing: Gys Zevenbergen
art director: Jørgen Stangebye Larsen
costumes designer: Manon Blom
music: Alex Simu
producer: Hans De Wolf, Hanneke Niens, Aage Aaberge
production: KeyFilm, VPRO Television, Nordisk Film & TV AS