Production company BIND is started on the short film don’t Go to Sea. It is the first time that there is a story of writer Tommy Wieringa will be filmed. The lead roles in the film adaptation of the short story Balloon can be played by Johan Leysen and Julia Akkermans.
That made TIE Tuesday known. The short film tells the story of a lonely, childless man who has a balloon with a card in mind. He grabs the chance to the unknown infant whose balloon is coming his painfully gained lessons in life.
Do not go to Sea in the framework of the NTR project Shortly! shot by director Sander Burger. The recording will take place in the Beemster and at a school in Amsterdam-Noord. The premiere of the film is in the Stadsschouwburg in Utrecht on the upcoming Netherlands Film Festival.
Earlier there was a film adaptation of the book, Joe Speedboat Wieringa developed. But this led to a conflict between Wieringa and publishing house De bezige Bij, on the one hand, and producer Ice-water Films on the other side. The two parties met for the court, which twice decided that the movie is not made should be. Source of the conflict was disagreement about the scenario.