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.
INDONESIA is now home to Southeast Asias largest herd of unicorns. At the Digital Economic Briefing hosted by Tempo two weeks ago at the Indosat-Ooredoo building, Bukalapak proclaimed itself to be worth in excess of US$1.0 billion, or around Rp13.