Autobiography

116 minutes | 2022 | Indonesia | Narrative | Indonesian | sub. English | 17+

AUTOBIOGRAPHY-(2022)---World-Premiere-Poster-(Updated-17-Aug-2022)

Schedule

XXI 1 | TUE 29 NOV | 19:45

XXI 1 | WED 30 NOV | 14:30

Indonesia Premiere

ADDITIONAL SCREENING:

XXI 3 | SAT 3 DEC | 14:45

Synopsis

With his father in prison and his brother abroad for work, young Rakib works as the lone housekeeper in an empty mansion belonging to Purna, a retired general whose family Rakib’s clan have served for centuries in a rural Indonesian town.After Purna returns home to start his mayoral election campaign, Rakib bonds with the older man, who becomes a close mentor and father figure, and finds his calling as Purna’s assistant in work and life. When Purna’s election poster is found vandalised one day, Rakib doesn’t hesitate to track down the culprit, kicking off an escalating chain of violence.

Director

Makbul Mubarak

 

Director’s Filmography

2019 

A Plastic Cup Of Tea Before Her (Short)

 

2016 

The Malediction (Short)

 

2016

The Plague (Short)

 

Production Company

KawanKawan Media

 

Contact:

yuliaevina@gmail.com

 

Venice Film Festival 2022
FIRPRESCI Award

Indonesian Film Festival 2022
Nominee for Best Film

Director's Profile

Makbul Mubarak

Makbul Mubarak

Makbul Mubarak is an Indonesian film critic-turned-filmmaker. A Berlinale Talents and Asian Film Academy alumni, his short films have been shown and awarded widely at festivals such as Thai Short Film & Video Festival, Singapore International Film Festival, and Festival Film Indonesia, the Academy Awards of Indonesia. "Autobiography" is his debut feature.

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