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Conversation on book to film adaptation with author Maja Lunde and the Norwegian literary agent Annette Orre, Oslo Literary Agency.

Bestselling author Maja Lunde speaks with literary agent Annette Orre (Oslo Literary Agency) about the adaptation of her novel THE HISTORY OF BEES, the youth dance drama BATTLE (adapted in 2018) and the most recent adaptation THE CROSSING (Flukten over Grensen), together with its' producer Cornelia Boysen.

‘The History of Bees’, which became a bestseller across Europe, was selected in 2017 for the ‘Books at Berlinale’ competition, the traditional book-to-film pitching event, which is organized by Berlinale Co-Production Market and the Frankfurter Buchmesse annually since 2006.

This talk is presented in cooperation with the Berlinale Co-Production Market.



Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
60327 Frankfurt am Main

Digital only
Frankfurter Buchmesse GmbH
Free access
To the event


Maja Lunde

Bestselling Author and Screenwriter, Norway

Cornelia Boysen


Annette Orre

Norwegian literary agent, Oslo Literary Agency