Etgar Keret: Based on a True Story

In his extremely short stories, the Israeli writer Etgar Keret plays an impressive game with fantasy and reality. The story of his life, too, sounds like a modern fairy tale. In this hybrid documentary Stephane Kaas and Rutger Lemm investigate why telling lies is essential to Keret’s survival.

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Interview on the film (in Dutch): Radio 4 Opium, Nooit Meer Slapen

Review in Het Parool, 15 June 2017:

Review in De Groene Amsterdammer

Screenings 2017: 
22 June: Focus, Arnhem - Nieuwe Types Festival - BUY TICKETS

17 May: Filmhallen, Amsterdam - reservations only
18 May: Ketelhuis, Amsterdam
19 May: Kino, Rotterdam
20 May: Brakke Grond, Das Mag-festival, Amsterdam
28 May: Ketelhuis, Amsterdam
31 May: LUX, Nijmegen
13 June: FC Hyena, Amsterdam
14 June: Het Literatuurhuis, Utrecht