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Tom Adelaar

Tom Adelaar

Gonzalo Fernandez / NL, 2018 / 50 min.

Sharif is having a difficult time at university. A friend and fellow student suggests a way to earn some fast money by trading cryptocurrency. Sharif jumps at the offer, but it means he’ll have to disown his Surinam roots. This witty and sharp TV film in the 2018 Dutch One Night Stand series for young talents highlights everyday racism from an original angle. 

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Sharif is having a difficult time at university. A friend and fellow student suggests a way to earn some fast money by trading cryptocurrency. Sharif jumps at the offer, but it means he’ll have to disown his Surinam roots. This witty and sharp TV film in the 2018 Dutch One Night Stand series for young talents highlights everyday racism from an original angle. Including Q&A with director and writer in Dutch.

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Director

Gonzalo Fernandez

Production year

2018

Country

NL

Original title

Tom Adelaar

Length

50 min.

Language

NLD, SRN

Subtitles

NLD

Format

DNxHD (.mov)

Part of

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