Ava & Gabriel - Un historia di amor

Felix de Rooy Feature film - 1990 - 100 min.

Gouden Kalf-winnaar

Speciale Juryprijs Felix de Rooy

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Romantic drama in which the Surinam painter Gabriel Goedbloed uses the dark teacher Ava Recordina as a model for the Virgin Mother to make a mural for a church on Curaçao. The local people are shocked about the idea of a black Madonna painted on the wall of the church. Besides this the tensions among the lovers of Ava add up. Filmmaker Felix de Rooy and Norman de Palm won a Golden Calf for their film in 1990.


Director(s) Felix de Rooy
Script Norman de Palm
Producer(s) Norman de Palm
Production Company
Cosmic Illusions Productions
Director of Photography
Production Design
Ton de Graaff
Sound on Set
Production Country