A story about two half-sisters life in the eighteenth century Suriname. There is Lynda, a white colonial and slave owner, and her slave Mini-Mini's. While Lynda is slowly embittered by the hard life in the colony, Mini-Mini gets a chance at her own happiness. The question is, if she dares to seize that chance, as this happiness is at the expense of her mistress and half sister?
Plot Keywords: slavery, plantation, colony, marriage, slave auction, first love, 18th century, half sister, suriname, runaway slave
|Original Title||Hoe Duur Was de Suiker|
|Director||Jean van de Velde|
|Writers||Jean van de Velde, Cynthia McLeod|
|Production Companies||Spier Films, Comet Film Produktion GmbH, Cool Beans, PV Pictures|
|Production Countries||South Africa, Netherlands, Germany|
|Spoken Languages||Nederlands, Pусский|