Tula, the Revolt

In 1795 the slave population of Curaçao, a former Danish colony in the Caribbean, staged a monthlong revolt that threw much of the island into chaos. The episode is important enough to make this 2013 Danish drama worth watching, but it’s blunt and didactic, with clunky storytelling and amateurish visuals. Even Tula Rigaud (Obi Abilia), the heroic leader of the rebellion, comes off as a mouthpiece for historical information. Jeroen Leinders directed; with Danny Glover and Jeroen Krabbé.