There are 700 local extras in the movie.

During the 38 days of shooting, the crew filmed at 32 locations in Suriname, including almost inaccessible places in the jungle.

After a total of 240 flights across the Atlantic, the cast and crew returned home to The Netherlands.

In the beginning of the film, Surinam comedian Jörgen Raymann is briefly mentioned. Raymann himself appears in the movie as the old Indian.