De Indiaan baarde een neger

Sherman De Jesus Long documentary - 1992 - 90 min.

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Documentary in three parts provides a portrait of three Caribbean writers: Boeli van Leeuwen, Frank Martinus Arion and Tip Marugg. Much of their oeuvre is situated on their home island of Curaçao, where their novels are however scarcely read. Holland and the rest of Europe are interested in their work. The language of Curaçao is Papiamento, but these men write in Dutch. In the trilogy, people are followed who exist in the thoughts of the authors and who personify 'the Caribbean experience'. They link together the most important of the writers' themes, such as the consequences of colonialism and the feeling of desolation on an isolated island.

Credits

Director(s) Sherman De Jesus
Producer(s) Rade Milicevic
Production Company
Accent Producties
Director of Photography
Editing
Dick van der Meer
Sound on Set
Bert Koops
TV Company
Production Country
Netherlands