Max Havelaar of de koffieveilingen der Nederlandsche handelsmaatschappij (1976)
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The exploitation of 19th-century Indonesia by Dutch Colonialists provides the basis of this historical drama that centers on a renegade officer who tries to change the rules. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi
Sean Axmaker, GreenCine
Max Havelaar works because it's not about Max's heroism -- it's about how his idealism is shattered and the hypocrisy of his entire service is laid bare.
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