Film: Papa's Song
(93 min., 35 mm, 1999, Papiamentu, Dutch., Engish subtitled, color) Director: Sander Francken. Screenplay: Norman de Palm & Sander Francken. With: Rene van Asten, Romana Vrede, Lisette Merenciana. De Palm calls the film a 'Balance of Cultures'. A romantic thriller taking place in the Netherlands and Curacao. Judge Nico Venema is married to Antillean Shirley. Together, they raise the sons of Shirley's sister Magda. When Magda visits The Netherlands, this is the beginning of the unraveling of Shirley's secret.