Wregas Bhanuteja to Adapt Eka Kurniawan’s Short Story Into Film

All Things Books / Screen

About Cinta Tak Ada Mati,
Written by Dhania Putri Sarahtika, and was originally published in Jakarta Globe,
Sep 19, 2018

Acclaimed filmmaker Wregas Bhanuteja, whose short, “Prenjak,” won the Leica Cine Discovery Prize at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, is set to make a short film based on Eka Kurniawan’s story “Tak Ada Yang Gila di Kota Ini,” (“No One Is Crazy in This Town”) on the mistreatment of mentally ill people.

The story is part of Eka’s book, “Cinta Tak Ada Mati,” consisting of 13 short stories, published by Gramedia Pustaka Utama in 2005. The book was reprinted this year.

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