‘Bumi Manusia’ simplified to lure millennial generation

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About Bumi Manusia (Tetralogi Buru #1),
Written by Bambang Muryanto, and was originally published in Jakarta Post,
May 31, 2018

Astuti Ananta Toer, the fourth child of Pramoedya “Pram” Ananta Toer, was overwhelmed with emotions as she spoke during the first day of filming for her father’s magnum opus, Bumi Manusia (This Earth of Mankind), by Falcon Picture.

“This is an honor to Pram himself, who struggled to secure the recognition of his civil rights by shedding his blood,” she said during a recent press conference to mark the production of Bumi Manusia at Studio Alam Gamplong in Sumber Rahayu village, Sleman, Yogyakarta.

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