Original Title : Het Verlangen
English Title : The Longing
Country : Netherlands
Language : Dutch
Year : 2017
Runtime : 90 mins
Director : Joram Lursen Venue: City Pride Kothrud
Screen: Screen 1
Showtime: 13th Jan 2018, 5.30 p.m. Venue: Mangla
Screen: Screen 3
Showtime: 15th Jan 2018, 6.00 p.m.
When aless talented, but very attractive writer Brigitte arrives with a bad manuscript at publishing house, the brothers Marc and Boudewijn, directors of a distressed family publishing house, immediately see possibilities. Creating a publicity gimmick, they let her change roles with the stuttering author of a literary masterpiece. The trick works; the book becomes a mega-success both artistically and commercially, but the initial agreement between all parties turns into a bitter battle for recognition.