Rotterdam, Curaçao - His Majesty the King attends Friday January 27 at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), the world premiere of Double Play . It is the film adaptation of the novel of the Curaçao Doubles writer Frank Martinus Arion, directed by Ernest Dickerson.
In Double Play unfolds on the basis of an apparently innocent dominoes outlines the Antillean society at the time of the transition from Dutch colonial rule to autonomous self-government. American director Dickerson adds to the film a contemporary perspective by letting the main character look back in time.
Double Play is an exciting drama in which the main characters model for the crucible of Curacao: a story of pride and humiliation, money and love, ambition and hope. The film stars Caribbean, American and European actors.
King Willem-Alexander attends the premiere and speak afterwards with the cast, producers, and representatives of the Curaçao community in Rotterdam.