This year has been a good year for Indonesian cinema, with many films winning awards at prestigious film festivals and receiving warm welcome from critics across the globe. We have also seen a phenomenal horror film that has broken the genre’s cliches and been watched by over four million viewers.…
Director Mouly Surya’s Marlina has drawn international attention not only for its exotic setting but also for the film’s arresting dialogue.
Wicaksono Wisnu Legowo is Tempo’s choice for Best Director for his first feature-length film, Turah. The film delivers a stark portrayal of poverty.
written by Wicaksono Wisnu Legowo, Not many can rival the strength of turah’s screenplay in the aspect of social relevance
"She has a tragic face."
Slamet Ambari, as Jadag in the film Turah, won Tempo’s Best Actor because of his impressive portrayal of a frustrated character.
Ayu Laksmi delivers unforgettable acting in Pengabdi Setan (Servant of the devil), despite a severely restricted performance.
Chew Kinwah had to learn the Indonesian dialect before playing in the film Cek Toko Sebelah (Go Check the Store Next Door). He also spent time observing ethnic Chinese shop owners.
Muhammad Adhiyat joined Pengabdi Setan’s cast by accident. Although he plays the role of the devil incarnate, Muhammad is actually afraid of ghosts.
Young coconut shell was on the lunch menu of Fransisca Patatcot and her son on Saturday two weeks ago. Sitting next to each other on the wooden porch of the Santo Petrus Paulus Church, Pulau Tiga District, Asmat Regency, Papua, they snacked on the coconut shell. When the coconut shell was finished, she began eating the husk.