Hoe Duur was de Suiker

Jean van de Velde Feature film - 2013 - 120 min.
Sixteen plus
Foul language

Gouden Kalf-nominatie

Beste Actrice Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing

UPC Gouden Kalf voor de Beste Publieksfilm Jean van de Velde

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Gouden Film (100.000 bezoekers speelfilm)

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Historic drama about two young women in 18th century Suriname. The white Sarith and her slave Mini-Mini live on the prospering sugar plantation of Sarith’s family. The constant danger of attacks by runaway slaves threatens the protected plantation life. While Sarith becomes embittered by the changing colonial life and the search for a husband, Mini-Mini gets her own chance of happiness. Is she able and courageous enough to seize it, at her mistress’ expense? Based on Cynthia McLeod’s book.


Production Company
Richard Claus & Co.
Gail Overton
Director of Photography
Giulio Biccari
Production Design
Darryl Hammer
Sound Design
Barry Donelly
Sound on Set
Simon West
Visual Effects
TV Company
Production Country
Netherlands, Germany, South Africa