Romantic drama in which the Surinam painter Gabriel Goedbloed uses the dark teacher Ava Recordina as a model for the Virgin Mother to make a mural for a church on Curaçao. The local people are shocked about the idea of a black Madonna painted on the wall of the church. Besides this the tensions among the lovers of Ava add up. Filmmaker Felix de Rooy and Norman de Palm won a Golden Calf for their film in 1990.

Title: Ava & Gabriel - Un historia di amor
Year: 1990
Duration : 1 hour, 40 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 1995

Gouden Kalf winner

Speciale Juryprijs (1990)
Felix de Rooy
Speciale Juryprijs (1990)
Norman de Palm

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