Be Invisible 

Be Invisible

Be Invisible is a touching coming of age series about a boy growing up in an unsafe world against the scenery of the degenerating Bijlmer. Initially, main character Metin is an outsider who is underestimated by his surroundings, even by his teachers at school. Little by little he and his mother fight their ways to a life with a future.

This year, the book where the series is based on, received the prestigious Libris Literature Award and the Boekhandelsprijs. Furthermore, it was exclaimed to be Best Book of the Year by readers of NRC Handelsblad in 2017 and was nominated for innumerable other awards. Since the winning of the Libris Literature Award 2018, Be Invisiblehas been in the highest regions of the Bestseller 60 almost continuously. By now, more than 130,000 copies of Be Invisible have been sold.

Directed by 

Mijke de Jong


Written by 

Chris Westendorp


Original Title 

Wees Onzichtbaar


  • Based on 
  • The Novel: Wees Onzichtbaar by Murat Isik
  • Co-producer(s) 
  • VPRO