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Sandra Beerends

Sandra Beerends is a Dutch script editor, creative producer and writer-director who works for the Dutch broadcaster NTR and runs her own company Beruang. Her work includes the script-editing of Kauwboy (2012), In Blue (2018), the writing of Arigato (2012). They Call Me Babu is her first feature as writer-director.

Filmography

THEY CALL ME BABU »

The story of a young Indonesian woman who is hired as a "babu" (nanny) by a Dutch family in the 1930s. Through turbulent times of war and the Indonesian struggle for independence, the film traces Alima’s development as an individual, breaking free of social restrictions to become an independent woman...