€30.000 Development Grant by MFG Filmfunding for the adaptation of JACOB DECIDES TO LOVE 

Winner of the Swiss Book Prize and Eichendorff Prize in 2011, this epic drama about migration, sold over 50.000 copies in Germany alone. Translated into 7 languages, in 2011 and 2012 it was for months on Switzerland’s Best-Seller List.

The author and director Yilmaz Arslan (winner of the Silver Rose and Silver Leopard) and Berlin BuchScout Agent Suzanne Pradel will collaborate together on the cinematic adaptation of Catalin Dorian Florescu’s wonderful novel JACOB DECIDES TO LOVE.