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Headstrong girl Kenza lives with her father Ouira and grandfather Weljo on a car wrecking yard in the countryside of Curaçao. The two men are opposites that don’t particularly attract: Ouira is a determined and rational police officer, while Weljo identifies with the original inhabitants and spirituality of the island. As Weljo wishes to prepare his passing to the world of spirits, the relationship between Ouira en Weljo starts to escalate and the eleven-year-old Kenza searches for her own path in-between the two extremes. The down-to-earth and avoidant mentality of Ouira no longer offers her all that she needs and slowly she opens up to the more mystical and comforting traditions of her grandfather.

Genre Drama, Adventure
Category Feature Film
Format DCP
Language Dutch
Directed by Eché Janga
Nationality The Netherlands ; Curaçao
Original title Buladó
Produced by Keplerfilm
Release year October 2020
Running time 86 min
Starring Tiara Richards
Everon Jackson Hooi
Felix de Rooy


Chicaco Int. Children´s Film  Festival - Best Live-Action Feature Film

ENI SPECIAL AWARD in the GENERATOR + 13 - Giffoni Film Festival

New York Children FF - Live Action Feature Grand Prize

Netherlands FF - Best film, Golden Calf


International Premiere - New York International Children's Film Festival

Italian premiere: Giffoni FF - Generator 13+

Asian Premiere: Shanghai Film Festival - Spectrum Section

El Meu Primer Festival – Spanish Premiere

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