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Cast

Idi Lemmers (Wiren)Gaby Treurniet (Lily)Altaafkhan Dhonre (Wiren (adolescent))Rafe Leysner (Wiren (age 9))Erwin Emanuels (Armand (Lily's Father))Anthony Frazier (Dr. Richard Young)Consuelo Denz (Wiren's Lawyer)Helianthe Redan (Ms. Landbrug)Kavita Ramphal (Wiren's Mother)Borger Breeveld (Dr. Emanuels)Hilkia Lobman (Sister Anita)Kenneth Williams (Wiren's Father)Jalissa Laiichoefat (Soraya (Wiren's Sister))Jan Quik (Pastor)Els Jap-a-joe (Sister Anna, the Head Nun)Roselyne Charles (Nun #2)Joelle Chiu Hung (Nun #3)Varida Haarloo (University director)

Director

Ivan Tai-Apin

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Synopsis

When nine-year-old Wiren meets the American Dr. Young a world of opportunities opens up for the small deaf boy. Driven by his ambition to get ahead in life he leaves his life in rural Nickerie behind and winds up at the Kennedy boarding school in the capital Paramaribo. He struggles to comply to the strict, conservative Catholic methods at the school, but turns out to become the catalyst for the change that leads to the introduction of sign language. After being rejected by the university he realizes that deaf people do not enjoy the same rights and opportunities as hearing people. Witnessing the constant withhold of deaf people in Suriname leads Wiren to seek justice by suing the government to coerce them to adhere to the Convention of the Rights of People with Disabilities. Will he succeed?

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