Waldemar, a young man from Suriname, meets middle-aged Dutch woman Rika and they fall in love. In pre-WWII Netherlands they could not be more different. The one black, the other white, 17 years between them and on top of that she already has four children with another man. They love each other, but then she appears to be pregnant from Waldemar. They choose each other despite the high price they have to pay for it. They have a son, Waldy, their own 'Sonny Boy'. Then World War II breaks out and they risk their lives to save people in hiding. However, this is not without major consequences .
a ravishing moving story about an impossible love...
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Writer Annejet van Der Zijl has a cameo as a visitor in Sam's nightclub. See more
When Rika is in the camps, sitting outside in the rain, she has a flashback to an earlier scene that took place shortly after Waldemar moved in and they were all dancing outside in the rain with her young children. In the Flashback, Sonny Boy (who's not born yet at that time) appears as a teenager dancing in the rain as well. See more
27 January 2011 (Netherlands)
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