Roy is a young black Surinamese studying in Amsterdam. When he learns that his mother is dying, he borrows money from his Dutch girlfriend to return home. There, he scandalizes everyone when he begins a relationship with Rubia, a Hindu. Will Roy stay with Rubia and remain in his newly independent homeland, or will he follow his family's wishes and return to Holland? A classic Caribbean film, Suriname's first feature-length drama, recently and lovingly restored.
Suriname/ Netherlands, 1976, 111 min, Drama, Dutch, Hindustani, Sranan Tongo, with English subtitles, Pim de la Parra, dir.
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