De tranen van Maria Machita

Paul Ruven Short film - 1991 - 40 min.

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Korte Film Paul Ruven

Other prizes

Filmprijs van de Stad Utrecht Paul Ruven

Pathé Tuschinski Award Paul Ruven

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A very Dutch tear-jerker was the starting point for this neo-Romantic musical. Maria Machita has to face a great deal of suffering in a very short period. Her father gets killed in an accident, haar mother dies on stage and her Turkish lover dissappears suddenly out of the country. Film Academy film won in 1991 a Golden Calf for best Short Film, an Award of the City of Utrecht and the Pathé Tuschinski Award.


Director(s) Paul Ruven
Producer(s) Erik Luijten
Bastiaan Anink
Production Company
Director of Photography
Production Design
Anet Wilgenhof
Sound on Set
Ed van Baaren
Clarisse de Jongh
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