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‘Bumi Manusia’ simplified to lure millennial generation

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 … [Read more...]

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

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 … [Read more...]

Friendship and food in ‘Aruna and Her Palate’

Following its debut film Posesif (possessive), which took home awards at the 2017 Indonesian Film Festival (FFI 2017), Palari Films production house has returned with Aruna dan Lidahnya (Aruna and Her Palate or The Birdwoman’s Palate). Unlike Posesif , which emphasized the dark side of puppy … [Read more...]

Leila S. Chudori’s latest book adapted into short film

The latest book from Indonesian journalist and writer Leila S. Chudori, titled Laut Bercerita (The Sea Speaks His Name), is set to be adapted into a 30-minute short film under the same name. Helmed by the director of 2016's Salawaku, Pritagita Arianegara, and penned by Leila herself, the film … [Read more...]

Adinia Wirasti, Reza Rahadian Reunite as Couple in ‘Critical Eleven’

Last year, actors Adinia Wirasti and Reza Rahadian star in a comedy "Kapan Kawin?," or "When Will You Get Married?," in which she plays a successful woman who hires a reluctant actor as her fiancee to avoid the pressure of being single at a family gathering. In "Critical Eleven," an upcoming … [Read more...]