Category: Malaysia Films
A review by Maria Ulfa Fauzy, Center for Religious and Cross-Cultural Studies at Universitas Gadjah Mada
Our final film of the spring semester will be a Director’s Choice. (on 5/12)
Shot in Singapore, Aloha uses a Hawaiiana theme to tell the story of a young woman who falls into the clutches of a local gangster.
Flower in the Pocket is a strangely beautiful and funny ode to neglected human beings. It’s a sonnet to people who have nothing and yet seek nothing.
A delicate individual drama, which improves itself by the level and subtle relation that reality digital filming makes possible.
One of the leading filmmakers of the Hong Kong new wave of the early ’80s, Patrick Tam returns after a 15-year absence with his characteristic compassion and inventiveness intact.
The scene is an unnamed Southeast Asian country, one week after a deadly night club bombing.
Ten-year-old Orked is the kind of kid who confronts bullies she sees harassing smaller children, but hides under her bed when the neighborhood girls try to recruit her to join in their game of “wedding.”