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Basri & Salma in a Never-ending Comedy

Basri & Salma dalam Komedi yang Terus Berputar

15 minutes | 2023 | Indonesia, United States | Narrative | 🔊 Makassar, Indonesia | English Sub. | 17+


Basri and Salma, A husband and wife married for 5 years, own an Odong-Odong at the carnival together, spending their days entertaining and taking care of other people’s children without any of their own. Between meddling relatives, self-doubt and an explosive confrontation, they uncover why they have not been blessed with a child.


SUN, 26 NOV 2023 | XXI STUDIO 2 | 17:15

TUE, 28 NOV 2023 | XXI STUDIO 2 | 15:00

Director's Biography

Biografi Sutradara

Khozy Rizal

Khozy Rizal

Khozy Rizal is a filmmaker based in Makassar, Indonesia. He started making films in 2021 with a short film “Makassar is a City for Football Fans” and screened at Sundance, BFI Flare and several film festivals. In 2023, he made a short film titled “Basri & Salma in a Never-ending Comedy” which had its world premiere at the 76th Cannes Film Festival and was the first Indonesian short film that was nominated for Palme d’Or for short film.

Cast & Crew

Kru & Pemain

Production Company Hore Pictures

Producer John Badalu, Sue Turley

Main Cast Arham Rizki Saputra, Rezky Chiki

Screenplay Khozy Rizal

Cinematographer Andi Moch. Palaguna

Editor Khozy Rizal

Notable Achievement

Cannes Film Festival, 2023

Best International Short Fiction | Guanajuato International Film Festival, 2023

Vancouver International Film Festival, 2023

SXSW South by Southwest: Sydney, 2023

Busan International Film Festival, 2023



Makassar is a City for Football Fans (2021)

Ride to Nowhere (2022)