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Tuintje in mijn hart

Feature film, 2017, 104 min.

Axel is a boeroe, a white Surinamer,
who has been living in The Netherlands
for 20 years. When his mom
Gladys calls the family back for Christmas,
supposedly to make an important
announcement, Alex reluctantly
returns back to Surinam with his wife.
Over dinner, however, the situation explodes
as Axel and his brother Virgil
argue heatedly. On top of that, Axel’s
daughter Wonnie confesses that she is
pregnant. This is the start of a rollercoaster
adventure under the Surinamese

won prizes

  • NL - NFF Golden Film (100,000 visitors feature film)

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