The Price of Sugar

The Price of Sugar (2013)

Two half sister, bound by slavery, divided by love

  • Genre: Drama, History
  • Release Date: 2013-09-26
  • User Rating: 5.9/10 from 12 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 0min
  • Language: Nederlands
  • Production Company: Spier Films
  • Production Country: South Africa, Netherlands, Germany
  • Director:
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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?

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  • Neil Sandilands

    as Reinder Almersma
  • Gaite Jansen

    as Sarith
  • Benja Bruijning

    as Nathan
  • Anna Raadsveld

    as Elza
  • Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing

    as Mini-Mini
  • Yannick van de Velde

  • Daniel Janks

    as Father Nassy
  • Jaap Spijkers

  • Carel Nel

    as Von Beunekom
  • De-Wet Nagel

    as Rich merchant
  • Kees Boot

    as Julius Robles Medina
  • Werner Kolf

    as Alex
  • Bart Klever

  • José Domingos

    as Slave Merchant
  • Deirdre Wolhuter

  • Estelle Terblanche

    as Rebecca
  • Genelva Krind

Directing Jean van de Velde Director
Writing Jean van de Velde Screenplay
Writing Cynthia McLeod Novel
Camera Giulio Biccari Director of Photography
Sound Paleis van Boem Original Music Composer
Editing Job ter Burg Editor
Production Janusz Gosschalk Casting
Production Leonie Luttik Casting
Art Darryl Hammer Production Design
Art Guy Potgieter Art Direction
Art Surisa Surisa Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Rae Donnelly Costume Design