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Selling a Colonial War

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In-soo Radstake / NL, 2023 / 132 min.

Revealing documentary highlights how, for decades, almost until the present, the Dutch government continued to frame its war in Indonesia (1945 - 1949) as justified, shedding harsh light on the dubious roles of politicians, the media and historians in this process.

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Selling a Colonial War (Indië verloren...) brutally reveals how the Dutch government and top diplomats controlled the narrative about their actions during the Indonesian struggle for independence using press offices, newspapers, cinema newsreels and propaganda films, ultimately - however - losing control of this history.

English and Dutch version

Selling a Colonial War is the English subtitled version. Indië verloren... is the 27-minute shorter, Dutch subtitled version, which can also be seen in Eye.

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Scenes from this movie may cause fearThis movie contains scenes of violencePersons under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult

Director

In-soo Radstake

Production year

2023

Country

NL

Original title

Selling a Colonial War

Length

132 min.

Language

English, Dutch, Indonesian

Subtitles

ENG

Format

DCP

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still Indië Verloren... (Selling a Colonial War) (In-Soo Radstake, NL 2023)
still Indië Verloren... (Selling a Colonial War) (In-Soo Radstake, NL 2023)
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