The Price of Sugar

The Price of Sugar (2013)

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 TitleHoe Duur Was de Suiker
DirectorJean van de Velde
WritersJean van de Velde, Cynthia McLeod
Production CompaniesSpier Films, Comet Film Produktion GmbH, Cool Beans, PV Pictures
Production CountriesSouth Africa, Netherlands, Germany
Spoken LanguagesNederlands, Pусский

Alternate Titles

The Price of Sugar
How Expensive was the Sugar
Le Prix de la Liberté
Gorzki smak cukru
Цена сахара