Cinta Dalam Sepotong Roti

FOCUS ON GARIN NUGROHO


Director: Garin Nugroho

Duration: 97 minutes

Production: 1990

Country: Indonesia

Category: Fiction

SCREENING


FRI, 30 NOV 2018 / EMPIRE XXI STUDIO B / 16.00

SYNOPSIS


Mayang (Rizky Theo), Harris (Adjie Massaid) and Topan (Tio Pakusadewo) were best friends since childhood. Mayang, a columnist in a female magazine, had been married to Harris, a professional, while Topan was still single and became a photographer. Mayang and Harris went for a vacation to solve their problem. Topan was invited to join them because eventually he intended to go to the same direction. On the trip, the problems of the three unraveled. Harris had sexual difficulty because of his past trauma. Mayang, who tried to understand and help, was almost unsuccessful. Turns out Topan still harboured his childhood love for Mayang. As for the climax, Harris was suspicious towards Mayang and Topan. A film that portrays sexual problem not in a vulgar way.

Mayang (Rizky Theo), Harris (Adjie Massaid) dan Topan (Tio Pakusadewo) merupakan sahabat sejak masa kanak-kanak. Mayang, pengasuh sebuah rubrik majalah wanita, telah kawin dengan Harris, seorang profesional, sedang Topan masih lajang dan jadi fotografer. Mayang dan Harris pergi berlibur untuk menyelesaikan masalah mereka. Topan diajak serta, karena ternyata ia juga hendak pergi ke arah yang sama. Dalam perjalanan terkuaklah segala permasalahan tiga sahabat tadi. Harris mengalami kesulitan seks karena trauma masa lalunya. Mayang yang coba memahami dan membantu, hampir tidak berhasil. Topan ternyata masih menyimpan cinta masa kecilnya pada Mayang. Puncaknya: Harris curiga terhadap Mayang dan Topan. Sebuah film yang melukiskan masalah seks secara tidak vulgar dan dewasa.

TRAILER


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DIRECTOR


Garin Nugroho

After finishing high school in Semarang, Garin Nugroho went to Jakarta to learn about movie in the Faculty of Cinematography in Jakarta Arts Institute (graduated in 1985). Eager to learn more, Garin, who was born in Yogyakarta, studied in the Faculty of Law in the University of Indonesia (graduated in 1991). Garin started his directing career through documentary productions. People began to know his name after his first feature, Cinta Dalam Sepotong Roti (1990). The film instantly earned the title of Film Terbaik (Best Movie) in Festival Film Indonesia 1991. His second film, Surat untuk Bidadari (1992), brought him to the international stage. Starting from that moment, he gained an incredible fame paving his way to various international film festivals. In the sestercentennial celebration of Mozart (2006), he earned a place among the world’s six ‘innovative directors’ to make movies, an opportunity that gave birth to Opera Jawa. In the end of 2006, Garin co-founded Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival. 

Setelah selesai menempuh pendidikan sekolah menengah di Semarang, Garin Nugroho merantau ke Jakarta untuk belajar film di Fakultas Sinematografi, Institut Kesenian Jakarta (selesai pada tahun 1985). Pria kelahiran Yogyakarta ini merasa tidak cukup hanya belajar film. Garin juga mengikuti pendidikan di Fakultas Hukum Universitas Indonesia (selesai tahun 1991). Garin memulai karier sebagai sutradara lewat produksi film dokumenter. Namanya mulai dikenal setelah produksi film panjang pertamanya, Cinta dalam Sepotong Roti (1990). Film tersebut langsung mendapat penghargaan Film Terbaik di Festival Film Indonesia 1991. Film keduanya, Surat untuk Bidadari (1992), membawa Garin ke dunia panggung film internasional. Sejak itu, namanya melejit dan merambah ke berbagai festival film internasional. Pada Perayaan 250 tahun Mozart (2006), Garin terpilih menjadi salah satu dari enam ‘innovative directors’ dunia untuk membuat film, yang kemudian melahirkan Opera Jawa. Di akhir tahun 2006,  Garin ikut mendirikan Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival.

Contact: 

Garin Nugroho

namakugareng@yahoo.com