Filmmaker and Novelist Richard Oh to Helm Movie Adaptation of Pramoedya Ananta Toer’s ‘The Fugitive’

All Things Books / Screen

About Perburuan,
Written by Dhania Putri Sarahtika, and was originally published in Jakarta Globe,
May 17, 2018

Filmmaker and novelist Richard Oh will be at the helm for a movie adaptation of Pramoedya Ananta Toer’s classic novel “Perburuan,” or “The Fugitive,” first published in 1950. Richard has written the script and is set to start filming in July this year.

Richard, known for novels such as “The Pathfinders of Love” (1999) and “Heart of the Night” (2000) and films such as “Koper” (“The Lost Suitcase, 2006) and “Melancholy Is a Movement” (2015), revealed his plan during the Jakarta Globe Reading Club’s inaugural event on Saturday (12/05) at Dia.Lo.Gue Artspace in Kemang, South Jakarta.

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