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KROTOA

KROTOA


 

Director: Roberta Durrant

Country: South Africa

Year of release: 2017

Language – Screen time: DCP / Color / 120′ Afrikaans with Turkish and English subtitles

Cast: Armand Aucamp, Jacques Bessenger, Roeline Daneel

Atlas Sineması
13.11.2018 13:30

Kadıköy Sineması
12.11.2018 16:00

Krotoa, a feisty, bright, young 11 year old girl is removed from her close-knit Khoi tribe to serve Jan van Riebeeck, her uncle’s trading partner. She is brought into the first Fort established by the Dutch East India Company in 1652. There she grows into a visionary young woman who assimilates the Dutch language and culture so well that she rises to become an influential interpreter for van Riebeeck who became the first Governor of the Cape Colony. As such Krotoa ends up being rejected by her own Khoi people and destroyed by the Dutch when she tries to find the middle way between the two cultures.

* Won, Best Film – Harlem International Film Festival