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Asylum by Jaap van Heusden & Jefta Varwijk


Confined to a psychiatric hospital, a young man suffering from depression tries to get back on his feet, relying on his musicality and his indestructible sense of humour.

25’ / colour

Original title: Asylum
Dir: Jaap van Heusden & Jefta Varwijk
Prod: BALDR Film - Katja Draaijer, Frank Hoeve
Completed: September 2017   
Language: Dutch

Jefta Varwijk:

First film.

Jaap van Heusden:

a.o. IN BLUE (2017, feature), THE LOST SON (2014, TV film), THE NEW WORLD (2013, feature TV film) Awards a.o.: Int. Emmy Best Actress, THE SACRIFICE (2012, TV Film), DRONE (2011, TV film), WIN/WIN (2010, feature) Awards a.o.: Prix Europe Best Screenplay, I LOVE THE ARMY (2009, short doc).


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