Gladys' Clan

Marc Schmidt - 2004 - 0 min.

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Three generations of women from the Blijden family describe their relationship with Curaçao, their migration to the Netherlands, present and absent fathers and the ever-slumbering desire to go back. Together, they make up a close-knit group of strong and independent women. Through their personal histories, they also reveal the Dutch colonial past and events that determined the recent history of the Antilles and Holland: the uprising in Willemstad on 30 May 1969, the departure of Shell, but also St. Nicholas on the Antilles and life in the Bijlmer in Amsterdam.

Credits

Director(s) Marc Schmidt
Production Company Holland Harbour Productions