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Hoe Duur was de Suiker

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.
Title: Hoe Duur was de Suiker
Year: 2013
Duration : 2 hours
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 2013

Gouden Kalf nominees

UPC Gouden Kalf voor de Beste Publieksfilm (2014)
Jean van de Velde
Beste Actrice (2013)
Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing

Other awards

Gouden Film (100.000 bezoekers speelfilm) (2013)

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