Documentary about the declining years of the colonial regime in the Netherlands East Indies, visualised by the correspondence between a Dutch official on the spot and his wife in America. Stylised fiction scenes (played by Joanna Stevens, Harry Barrowslough, Dolf de Vries en Anne-Wil Blankers) alternate with authentic footage. New York - Batavia won the 1987 Golden Calf for Best Full-length Documentary.
Title: New York - Batavia
Duration : 1 hour, 23 minutes
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 1995
Gouden Kalf winner
Beste Lange Documentaire (1987)
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