Legend Of Buchi Fil


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    The story of the strongest of the slaves whose will was only crushed when he loses his beloved wife.

    DIRECTED BY: German Gruber jun.

    Short Film | Curacao | 2008 | 23 mins | English |


    Based on the poem “Balada di Buchi Fil” by Pierre Lauffer, the film tells the tale of the strongest slave that ever lived. Only when they sold his beloved wife, Mosa Nena, did his heart break. He commits suicide by jumping off a cliff, and sometimes the wind carries his last words: Mosa Neeeeena, Mosa. Surinamese filmmaker, German Gruber, Jr. draws on an Antillean legend from the times of slavery. Papiamento & Dutch with English subtitles. Notable Festivals & Screenings: Best of CaribbeanTales Film Festival 2010

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