Iqbaal Ramadhan to star in ‘Bumi Manusia’ film adaptation

All Things Books / Screen

About Bumi Manusia (Tetralogi Buru #1),
and was originally published in Jakarta Post,
May 25, 2018

Production company Falcon Pictures has announced that it will adapt the novel Bumi Manusia (This Earth of Mankind) into a film. Written by acclaimed literature giant Pramoedya Ananta Toer, the book is the first of a tetralogy written while Toer was imprisoned on Buru Island, Maluku. Set in 1898 to 1918 when Indonesia was under Dutch colonial rule, it captures the emergence of the national awakening movement and the influence of Dutch Indies’ thinking in Indonesia.

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