Anders Danielsen Lie and Oscar nominated actress Glenn Close have signed on to star in a feature film adaptation of Tove Jansson’s novel ‘The Summer Book’: Charlie McDowell will direct and produce with his ‘Case Study Films’. Recently celebrating the 50th anniversary of its original print publication, ‘The Summer Book’ tells the life affirming story of a young girl and her grandmother as they spend a summer on a tiny, unspoiled island in the Gulf of Finland. The novel distills the essence of the summer into 21 vignettes and has been translated into 35 languages since its first publication in 1972.