PG-13 | | Drama
An idealistic Dutch colonial officer posted to Indonesia in the nineteenth century is convinced that he can make the kinds of changes that will actually help the local people of whom he is in charge.
Julien Schoenaerts was supposed to play Max Havelaar, but was dropped when he refused to shave off his beard. Another contender was Rutger Hauer, who eventually got a supporting part.
When Saidjah's brother chases the KNIL-soldiers, he is shot down with one shot. While falling, his forehead is intact. On the ground, you see a bullethole between his eyes