Eché Janga Feature film - 2020 - 87 min.
Nine plus
Foul language

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Film Koji NelissenDerk-Jan Warrink

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Affectionate, magic-realistic family drama set on Curacao. The strong-willed Kenza (11) threatens to get entangled in the clashing ways of life of her rational father and spiritual grandfather.

Kenza (11) lives on a wrecker’s yard in the interior of Curacao with her father Ouira and grandpa Weljo. The two men are poles apart: Ouira is a stone-sober policeman, Weljo, on the other hand, identifies with the native people and the spirituality of the island. The strong-willed Kenza tries to find her own way between these extremes, who clash more and more often. For this magic-realistic family drama, director Eché Janga, who wrote the screenplay with Esther Duysker, found his inspiration in a local saga.


Director(s) Eché Janga
Script Eché Janga
Esther Duysker
Production Company
Marina Blok
Michel Drenthe
Executive Producer
Co-production Company
Director of Photography
Production Design
Pelle Asselbergs
Costume Design
Sound Design
Sound Editor
Sound on Set
Visual Effects
Nina Lankveld
Gijs de Groot
TV Company
Production Country
Curaçao, Netherlands