INDONESIAN FILM SHOWCASE

Kamu Tidak Sendiri

Schedule : 3 Dec | Fri | 17.45 | Empire XXI Studio 2

PT. MNC Pictures
Indonesia
98 minutes
2020
Fiction
Director: Arwin T Wardhana
Writer: Titien Wattimena
Producer: Emilka Chaidir
Cast: Adinia Wirasti, Rio Dewanto, Ganindra Bimo

Set in an office building at night, MIRA, a workaholic, ambitious and independent person works late and is about to go home. In the elevator, she meets MIKA, a stranger who works in the same building as Mira. As soon as they got into the elevator, there was a massive earthquake, which caused the lift to break down. Mira had to accept the fact that this stranger was her only friend. Mira began to realize that she was very grateful to have Mika around. But not long after, she had to face the fact that she had to fight alone because of Mika’s death. When Mira thought everything would end tragically, a mysterious figure appeared through a voice on the intercom. A security guard named Adrian tried to accompany her through everything. There is a unique relationship between them, which makes Mira finally able to make peace with her past. How did Mira survive from the elevator?

Bertempat di gedung perkantoran pada malam hari, MIRA, seorang pekerja keras, ambisius, dan mandiri bekerja hingga larut malam dan hendak pulang. Di lift, ia bertemu MIKA, orang asing yang bekerja di gedung yang sama dengannya. Begitu mereka masuk ke dalam lift, terjadi gempa besar, yang menyebabkan lift tersebut rusak. Mira harus menerima kenyataan bahwa orang asing ini adalah satu-satunya temannya. Mira mulai menyadari bahwa ia sangat bersyukur memiliki Mika. Tapi tidak lama kemudian, Mira harus menghadapi kenyataan bahwa ia harus berjuang sendirian karena kematian Mika. Ketika Mira mengira semuanya akan berakhir tragis, sosok misterius muncul melalui suara di interkom. Seorang satpam bernama Adrian berusaha menemaninya melewati segala hal. Ada hubungan unik di antara mereka yang membuat Mira akhirnya bisa berdamai dengan masa lalunya. Bagaimana Mira selamat dari lift?

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Director’s Profile

Arwin T Wardhana

Begin as a movie casting director (2004) and a movie assistant director (2007) Arwin has worked with several international filmmakers (Australia & Denmark) and other well known local filmmakers (Indonesia). In the last 10 years as a Creative and Filmmaker, Arwin has made more than 18 music videos, 10 profile videos, and 14 commercials. As an Independent Filmmaker, he has made 3 short films (viddsee.com & YouTube), 1 Film for TV (First Media Cable TV), 1 Original series as Co-Director (Viu Indonesia), and 4 Mini Web Series (KLAKLIK, MNC Pictures), 1 Mini Series (RCTI+) & 1 Feature Film (MNC Pictures).

Ia memulai karirnya sebagai sutradara casting film (2004) dan asisten sutradara (2007). Arwin telah bekerja dengan beberapa pembuat film internasional (Australia & Denmark) dan lainnya sineas Indonesia ternama. Dalam 10 tahun terakhir, sebagai pekerja kreatif dan pembuat film komersial, Arwin telah membuat lebih dari 18 video musik, 10 video profil dan 14 iklan. Sebagai pembuat film independen, ia telah membuat 3 film pendek (viddsee.com & YouTube), 1 Film untuk First Media (TV Kabel), 1 original series sebagai Co Director (Viu Indonesia), dan 4 Web Series pendek untuk KLAKLIK, MNC Pictures, 1 serial pendek untuk RCTI+ & 1 film panjang untuk MNC Pictures.

Backstage

Schedule :
29 Nov | Mon | 17.45 | Empire XXI Studio 2
30 Nov | Tue | 14.30 | Empire XXI Studio 2
31 Nov | Wed | 13.30 | Empire XXI Studio 2

World Premiere
Ideosource Entertainment, Paragon Pictures, Astro Shaw, Endeavor Content, NFC Indonesia
Indonesia
110 minutes
2020
Fiction
Director: Guntur Soeharjanto
Writer: Vera Varidia, Robert Ronny, Monty Tiwa, Titien Wattimena
Producer: Robert Ronny
Cast: Vanesha Prescilla, Sissy Prescillia, Achmad Megantara, Karina Suwandi, Roy Sungkono, Verdi Solaiman

At the beginning of their success as actress and singer, two sisters led conflicts and fame affecting their siblings’ relationship.

Backstage is a story about Sandra (Sissy Prescillia) and her sister, Elsa (Vanessa Presicilla) who aspire to become singers. They are offered to perform in which Vanessa will be the face, while Sissy will be the voice.

Di awal kesuksesan mereka sebagai aktris dan penyanyi, dua kakak-beradik dihadapkan pada konflik dan popularitas yang mempengaruhi hubungan mereka.

Backstage adalah sebuah cerita tentang Sandra (Sissy Prescillia) dan adiknya, Elsa (Vanessa Prescilla) yang ingin menjadi penyanyi. Mereka ditawarkan untuk tampil dengan syarat Vanessa akan menampilkan kecantikanya, sementara Sissy akan menjadi suara indah yang tersembunyi dibaliknya.

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Director’s Profile

Guntur Soeharjanto

Guntur Soeharjanto is an Indonesian film director. His name became widely known when his fifth television film (FTV), Juli di bulan Juni, won nine awards at the 2005 Indonesian Film Festival, including the Best Director category. In the following year another FTV made by him, Sebatas Aku Mampu also won the award for Best Film at the 2006 FFI event. As a feature film director, Guntur also made various achievements. 99 Cahaya di Langit Eropa, is ranked the 32nd highest-grossing Indonesian film of all time with 1,189,709 viewers. His other film, Cinlok, was also included in the 100 highest-grossing Indonesian films of all time, coming in at number 68 with 652,731 viewers.

Guntur Soeharjanto adalah seorang sutradara berkebangsaan Indonesia. Namanya mulai dikenal luas saat film televisi (FTV) kelima arahannya, Juli di Bulan Juni, berhasil meraih sembilan penghargaan dalam Festival Film Indonesia 2005, termasuk kategori Sutradara Terbaik. Pada tahun berikutnya FTV besutannya yang lain, Sebatas Aku Mampu juga meraih penghargaan sebagai Film Terbaik di ajang FFI 2006. Sebagai sutradara film layar lebar, Guntur juga menorehkan berbagai prestasi. Film 99 Cahaya di Langit Eropa, berada di peringkat ke-32 film Indonesia terlaris sepanjang masa dengan 1.189.709 penonton. Filmnya yang lain, Cinlok, juga masuk dalam 100 film Indonesia terlaris sepanjang masa, berada di urutan ke-68 dengan 652.731 penonton.

Menunggu Bunda

Schedule :
28 Nov | Sun | 11.00 | Empire XXI Studio 2
30 Nov | Tue | 16.15 | Empire XXI Studio 3

World Premiere
Merpati Film
Indonesia
87 minutes
2021
Fiction
Director: Richard Oh
Writer: Richard Oh
Producer: Sentot Sahid
Cast: Annisa Putri Ayudya, Rey Mbayang, Donny Damara

Mrs. Yenny suddenly falls unconscious. She’s lying in bed side by side with her three children, Alya, Alma, Andra, and her husband who suffers from Alzheimer ‘s and slowly declining , Marsio. In one tiring night of survival, the family secret is revealed. Alya will break the promise she swore to her mother. The other two children, Alma and Andra are feuding with each other. During the family crisis, the children, Alya, Alma, and Andra realize that they don’t really know anything about their own mother. Who she really is? And who is their father? Meanwhile, two doctors, Dr. Myra and Dr. Miyagi are struggling with the fact that medical care is unable to face imminent death.

Bu Yenny tiba-tiba pingsan dan tidak sadarkan diri. Berbaring di tempat tidur didampingi oleh ketiga anaknya, Alya, Alma, Andra, dan suaminya yang menderita Alzheimer, yang perlahan menurun, Marsio. Dalam satu malam yang melelahkan untuk bertahan hidup, rahasia keluarga terungkap. Alya akan mengingkari janji yang dia sumpah kepada ibunya akan dia tepati. Kedua anak lainnya, Alma dan Andra, memperjuangkan perseteruan individualitas mereka. Di tengah krisis keluarga, anak-anak, Alya, Alma, dan Andra segera menyadari bahwa mereka tidak benar-benar tahu apa-apa tentang ibu mereka sendiri. Siapa dia sebenarnya? Dan siapa ayah mereka? Sementara itu, dua dokter, Dr. Myra dan Dr. Miyagi berkutat dengan realita tentang ketidakmampuan perawatan medis dalam menghadapi kematian yang akan segera terjadi.

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Director’s Profile

Richard Oh

Born in TebingTinggi, North Sumatera. Richard Oh went on to study Literature & Creative Writing in University of Wisconsin and UC Berkeley. Returning to Indonesia, he started his own advertising agency as owner and creative writer, which lasted for 15 years. He then started a chain of bookstores, QBWorld Books and founded Indonesia’s Literary Award Kusala Sastra Khatulistiwa, which is now in its 21st year.

Lahir di Tebing Tinggi, Sumatera Utara. Richard Oh melanjutkan studi Literature & Creative Writing di University of Wisconsin dan UC Berkeley. Sekembalinya ke Indonesia, ia mendirikan biro iklan sendiri sebagai pemilik dan penulis kreatif, yang bertahan selama 15 tahun. Dia kemudian mendirikan waralaba toko buku, QBWorld Books dan mendirikan Penghargaan Sastra Indonesia Kusala Sastra Khatulistiwa, yang kini telah berjalan selama 21 tahun.

Simpang Masa

Schedule :
30 Nov | Tue | 14.45 | Empire XXI Studio 5
1 Dec | Fri | 16.00 | Empire XXI Studio 4

World Premiere
Jalak Lawu
Indonesia
90 minutes
2021
Fiction
Director: Subiyanto
Writer: Subiyanto
Producer: Jepri Ristono, Subiyanto
Cast: Turah Hananto, Sosiawan Leak, Yustinus Popo

The meeting of three 19th century Javanese artists, Ronggowarsito (1802-1873), Mangkunegoro IV (1811-1881), and Raden Saleh (circa 1811-1880). The 19th century was a difficult time for the Javanese. A turbulent century, especially for the Javanese people who had just survived the devastating conflict known as the Java War (1825-1830). After the Java War ended, Java entered a new order that can be called the modern era. The post-Java War and Cultuurstelsel agreement led to a decline in self-confidence, social, economic, political, and cultural.

So how did the three greatest artists of the 19th century deal with the times?

Pertemuan tiga seniman Jawa abad ke-19, Ronggowarsito (1802-1873), Mangkunegara IV (1811-1881), dan Raden Saleh (sekitar 1811-1880). Abad ke-19 adalah masa yang sulit bagi orang Jawa. Abad yang penuh gejolak, terutama bagi masyarakat Jawa yang baru saja selamat dari konflik dahsyat yang dikenal dengan Perang Jawa (1825-1830). Setelah Perang Jawa berakhir, Jawa memasuki tatanan baru yang bisa disebut era modern. Pasca Perang Jawa dan Perjanjian Cultuurstelsel ini menyebabkan penurunan kepercayaan diri, sosial, ekonomi, politik, dan budaya.
Jadi bagaimana tiga seniman terbesar abad ke-19 menghadapi perkembangan zaman tersebut?

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Director’s Profile

Subiyanto

Subiyanto completed film school at Jakarta Institute Of The Art (IKJ) in 2021. Worked between the art and history.

Subiyanto menyelesaikan sekolah film di Institut Seni Jakarta (IKJ) pada tahun 2021. Ia bekerja di bidang seni dan sejarah.

Cinta Bete

Schedule : 29 Nov | Mon | 14.15 | Empire XXI Studio 4

INNOMALEO FILMS
Indonesia
98 minutes
2021
Fiction
Director: Roy Muda Dato Lolang
Writer: Titien Wattimena, Lina Nurmalina
Producer: Muspita Leni Lolang
Cast: Hana Prinantina Malasan, Daniella Tumiwa, Adam farrel Xavier, Marthino Lio

Bete Kaebauk, a young woman who lives in Atambua, NTT. This beautiful woman must succumb to local customs. When she starts getting her period, her own father will “announce”that she is ready for a marriage proposal. She watches her mother having a difficult time as a wife.

Emilio is the first man Bete fell in love with. The two are close and they both like each other. But Emilio’s intention to become a priest makes Bete feel once again that he is destined to be a wasted woman. Alfredo’s presence for a moment made her happy. Even though they come from different social classes which make Alfredo unable to afford the dowry as a cost of his wedding. Bete is determined to elope with the man she idolizes. Instead of being happy, Bete continues to experience unpleasant treatment from the man she loves. Emilio, who has finished his theological study, returns to his village. Seeing Bete, the woman he loves, has memory problems and has lost her self-esteem. He comes to her, trying to help. Will he remain an ordinary man who falls in love with a woman, or will he remain authentic and surrender his manly desire to God as a servant of his religion?

Bete Kaebauk, seorang perempuan muda yang tinggal di Atambua, NTT. Perempuan cantik ini harus dikalahkan oleh adat setempat. Ketika mulai mendapatkan menstruasi, ia sudah “diperkenalkan” oleh ayahnya sendiri, bahwa ia siap untuk dipinang. Ia juga melihat betapa mamanya mengalami masa-masa sulit sebagai seorang istri. Emilio adalah laki-laki pertama yang membuat Bete jatuh cinta. Keduanya dekat dan mereka sama-sama suka. Tetapi Niat Emilio yang ingin jadi pastor membuat Bete lagi-lagi merasa bahwa memang ia ditakdirkan menjadi perempuan yang tersia-siakan. Kehadiran Alfredo sejenak membuatnya bahagia. Meskipun mereka berbeda kelas sosial dan membuat Alfredo tidak bisa membayar mahar untuk ongkos pernikahannya, Bete nekad untuk kawin lari dengan pria pujaannya tersebut. Alih-alih bahagia, Bete tetap mengalami perlakuan tidak mengenakkan dari pria yang dicintainya tersebut.

Emilio yang sudah selesai dengan sekolah teologinya pulang kembali ke kampung. Melihat Bete, perempuan yang dicintainya sakit ingatan dan kehilangan harga dirinya, ia mendekati untuk menolong. Apakah ia akan tetap menjadi manusia biasa yang kembali jatuh cinta pada perempuan itu, ataukah ia tetap bersejati diri menyerahkan sisi kemanusiaannya kepada Tuhan sebagai abdi agamanya ?

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Director’s Profile

Roy Muda Dato Lolang

Roy Muda Dato Lolang S.sn. was born in Kendal, Indonesia and graduated from the IKJ (Jakarta Institute of the Art). He is the Director of Photography and Director of “Ada Apa dengan Cinta”, “Negeri 5 Menara”, “Cinta 1,2,3”, “Jagad Kali Code”, “Laura & Marsha”, “3 Hati 2 Dunia 1 Cinta”, “Toba Dreams”, “Cinta 2 Hati”, “Hanum Rangga”, and others, as well as dozens of documentaries and short films. He is also active as a member of the Supervisory Board of ICS (Indonesian Cinematographer Society). He became a Jury for the Indonesian Film Festival several times, and for Short Film Festival XXI and the Piala Maya. Currently, Roy Muda Dato Lolang gives film workshops to the film community.

Roy Muda Dato Lolang S.sn. Lahir di Kendal, Indonesia Lulusan Sarjana Film IKJ (Institut Kesenian Jakarta). Adalah Director Of Photogafi dan Film Director , telah memproduksi Film Ada Apa dengan Cinta, Negeri 5 menara, Cinta 1,2,3 , Jagad kali Code, dan Laura & Marsha, 3 Hati 2 Dunia 1 Cinta, Toba Dreams, Cinta 2 Hati, Hanum Rangga, dll., serta puluhan film dokumenter, Film Pendek dan dia juga aktif sebagai Dewan Pengawas ICS ( Indonesian Cinematographer Sociaty ). Beberapa kali terlibat sebagai Juri Festival Film Indonesia, Juri Short Film Festival XXI dan Piala Maya. Saat ini Roy Muda Dato Lolang aktif dalam memberikan Workshop film kepada komunitas komunitas pegiat film.

1200° (twelve hundred degrees)

Schedule :
29 Nov | Mon | 16.45 | Empire XXI Studio 4

Papermoon Puppet Theatre
Indonesia
31 minutes
2021
Fiction
Director: Maria Tri Sulistiyani
Writer: Maria Tri Sulistiyani
Producer: Maria Tri Sulistiyani
Cast: Maria Tri Sulistiyani, Anton Fajri, Beni Sanjaya, Pambo Priyojati

A little head made out of clay woke up, and found that the body parts that were put for it, was not what was supposed to be. The little head tried to dig, to find the body parts that would meet its expectation. With lots of help from its friends, the little head had a journey to be comforted by its own choices. Papermoon Puppet Theatre started the process of 1200° by doing workshop with transgender communities in Yogyakarta.

Sebuah kepala kecil yang terbuat dari tanah liat terbangun dan mendapati bahwa bagian tubuh yang terpasang padanya bukanlah yang semestinya. Kepala kecil itu berusaha menggali untuk mencari bagian tubuh yang sesuai dengan angan-angannya. Dengan bantuan dari banyak teman-temannya, kepala kecil itu melakukan perjalanan untuk mencari ketenangan dengan kehendaknya sendiri. Papermoon Puppet Theatre memulai proses 1200° dengan mengadakan workshop besama komunitas transgender di Yogyakarta.

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Director’s Profile

Maria Tri Sulistiyani

Maria Tri Sulistyani (b.1981), is the founder and Co-Artistic Director of Papermoon Puppet Theatre that’s based in Yogyakarta-Indonesia on 2006. Maria who graduated with Social and Political Science degree, came with no educational background of puppetry, makes puppetry becomes a never-ending experimental journey for her. Papermoon made performances, visual arts projects, and facilitate workshops with wide-range age of audiences, and also initiated independent International Biennial Puppet Festival calls PESTA BONEKA since 2008. The company has been travelled to meet many people in different countries such as United States of America – Netherland, Japan, India, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, UK, Scotland, Germany, Myanmar, Pakistan, Taiwan, Philippines and Thailand. Since the pandemic happened on 2020, Maria leads the team to do experimentation of Papermoon’s stage pieces, switched to cinematic version. 1200° (Twelve Hundred Degrees) is the third short films out of four, that was produced by Papermoon Puppet Theatre for about 1 year.

Maria Tri Sulistyani (b.1981), adalah pendiri dan Co-Artistic Director Papermoon Puppet Theater yang berbasis di Yogyakarta-Indonesia pada tahun 2006. Maria yang lulus dengan gelar Ilmu Sosial dan Politik, datang tanpa latar belakang pendidikan pewayangan, membuat pewayangan menjadi perjalanan eksperimental yang tidak pernah berakhir baginya. Papermoon membuat pertunjukan, proyek seni visual, dan memfasilitasi lokakarya dengan berbagai usia audiens, dan juga memprakarsai International Biennial Puppet Festival yang disebut PESTA BONEKA sejak 2008. Kelompok ini bertemu banyak orang di berbagai negara seperti Amerika Serikat, Amerika – Belanda, Jepang, India, Korea Selatan, Malaysia, Singapura, Australia, Inggris, Skotlandia, Jerman, Myanmar, Pakistan, Taiwan, Filipina, dan Thailand. Sejak pandemi yang terjadi pada tahun 2020, Maria memimpin tim untuk melakukan eksperimen terhadap potongan-potongan panggung Papermoon, beralih ke versi sinematik. “12000°” (Twelve Hundred Degrees) adalah film pendek ketiga dari empat film pendek yang diproduksi oleh Papermoon Puppet Theater selama kurang lebih 1 tahun.

From Acting to “Action!”: AM

Schedule :
28 Nov | Sun | 12.45 | Empire XXI Studio 1
4 Dec | Sat | 11.00 | Empire XXI Studio 2

World Premiere
MOPICS Indonesia
Indonesia
10 minutes
2021
Fiction
Director: Carissa Perusset
Writer: Carissa Perusset
Producer: Duta Prameswari
Cast: Theo Supple, Amanda Karina, Karina Suwandi

Mason, a young boy mourning the loss of his mother, shuts out the world as he drowns in his sorrows. But a girl named Andara never gives up to try to pull him out of the abyss. Soon, she realises that only Mason himself can come out of it in his own terms.

A film that explores the idea of life, while dealing with death.

Mason, seorang bocah lelaki yang sedang berduka karena kehilangan ibunya, menutup diri dan tenggelam dalam kesedihannya. Namun seorang gadis bernama Andara tidak pernah menyerah untuk mencoba menariknya keluar dari jurang keterpurukannya. Segera, dia akan menyadari bahwa hanya Mason seorang yang bisa membebaskan dirinya sendiri.

Sebuah film yang mengeksplorasi gagasan tentang kehidupan, sambil berhadapan dengan kematian.

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Director’s Profile

Carissa Perusset

Carissa Perusset was born and raised in Jakarta Indonesia and has been working in the entertainment industry since she was 14. When she turned 20, she starred in her first movie, a rom-com titled Antologi Rasa (2019). This film prompted her big interest in films, and what happens behind the scenes.

 

Carissa has written poetry for as long as she can remember and even published a book, but what really interested her was the art of scriptwriting. After starring in a second film, she decided that her career in front of the camera wasn’t one she wanted to pursue. She was given several opportunities to write scripts, which have been very exciting and at the end of 2020, she had eventuallywritten and directed her first short film, AM.


Carissa Perusset lahir dan besar di Jakarta Indonesia dan telah berkecimpung di dunia hiburan sejak berusia 14 tahun. Saat menginjak usia 20 tahun, ia membintangi film komedi romantis pertamanya yang berjudul “Antologi Rasa” (2019). Film ini mendorong minatnya yang besar pada film, dan seluk beluk di balik layar.

 

Carissa telah menulis puisi sejak ia baru bisa mengingat dan bahkan menerbitkan sebuah buku, tetapi yang benar-benar menarik baginya adalah seni penulisan naskah. Setelah membintangi film kedua, dia memutuskan bahwa karirnya di depan kamera bukanlah karir yang ingin dia kejar. Dia berkesempatan menulis naskah yang sangat seru. Lalu, di penghujung tahun 2020, dia akhirnya menulis dan menyutradarai film pendek pertamanya, “AM”.

From Acting to “Action!”: Quoi de Neuf

Schedule :
28 Nov | Sun | 12.45 | Empire XXI Studio 1
4 Dec | Sat | 11.00 | Empire XXI Studio 2

World Premiere

Seis Mo
Indonesia
3 minutes
2020
Drama
Director: Juan Bio
Writer: Juan Bio
Producer: Juan Bio
Cast: Cut Putri Tsabina

A girl is trying to escape her “home”. In her case, it’s tranquility.

Seorang gadis mencoba melarikan diri dari “rumahnya”. Menurut hematnya, ini adalah ketenangan.

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Director’s Profile

Juan Bio

Started at his early age to become one of the promising young actor and stars in many Indonesian box office films, Juan Bio One expanding his love to cinema to begin his filmmaking career. Created Seismo to express his interest and curiousity in filmmaking, Quoi de Neuf is his first short film. Shot in 8mm.

Dimulai pada usia dini, ia ingin menjadi salah satu aktor muda yang menjanjikan dan membintangi banyak film box office Indonesia, Juan Bio One memperluas kecintaannya kepada sinema untuk memulai karir pembuatan filmnya. Diciptakan oleh Seismo untuk mengekspresikan minat dan rasa ingin tahunya dalam pembuatan film. “Quoi de Neuf” adalah film pendek pertamanya. Difilmkan dalam format 8mm.

From Acting to “Action!”: Kukira Kau Rumah

Schedule :
28 Nov | Sun | 12.45 | Empire XXI Studio 1
4 Dec | Sat | 11.00 | Empire XXI Studio 2

Indonesian Premiere
Sinemaku Pictures
Indonesia
90 minutes
2020
Drama
Director: Umay Shahab
Writer: Imam Salimy, Umay Shahab, Monti Tiwa
Producer: Prilly Latuconsina, Yahni Damayanti
Cast: Prilly Latuconsina, Jourdy Pranata

Pram (21) a lonely young man, his father passed away when he was still in middle school, and his mother is busy working. Pram fills his days playing music and composing songs while working in a music cafe. Then, Pram meets Niskala (19). Pram gets closer to Niskala, but what Pram doesn’t know about her is that Niskalahas bipolar disorder. Niskala hides the fact that she pursues a college education from her father, DEDI (50). Niskala’s only goal is to prove to his father that even with her condition, she can still excel. This secret is only known to MELA (48), Niskala’s mother, and Niskala’s two friends, Oktavianus (20) and Dinda (19). Her condition basically hinders Niskala. But since Pram has grown closer to Niskala, Niskala’s life changed.

PRAM (21 tahun), seorang pemuda yang kesepian, semenjak SMP papahnya sudah meninggal, dan mamahnya sibuk bekerja. Pram mengisi hari-harinya dengan bermain musik dan menciptakan lagu sambil bekerja di sebuah music café. Sampai kemudian, Pram mengenal NISKALA (19 tahun). Pram pun kemudian dekat dengan Niskala, dan satu yang belum Pram ketahui saat itu adalah; Niskala pengidap bipolar. Niskala sebenarnya kuliah diam-diam tanpa sepengetahuan ayahnya, DEDI (50 tahun). Tujuan Niskala hanya ingin membuktikan ke ayahnya, bahwa dengan keadaan sakitnya itu, Niskala akan tetap bisa berprestasi. Hal ini hanya diketahui oleh MELA (48 tahun), ibunya Niskala, dan dua sahabat Niskala, OKTAVIANUS (20 tahun) dan DINDA (19 tahun). Dengan keadaan itu, pada dasarnya keadaan Niskala sangat terbatas. Namun semenjak Pram akrab dengan Niskala, hidup Niskala pun berubah.

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Director’s Profile

Umay Shahab

Umay Shahab was born in Jakarta, February 16, 2001. He started his acting career when he was 3 years old, Umay played a role in a soap opera titled “Wulan” in 2006. To date, Umay Shahab has acted in 9 films, including Mencuri Raden Saleh”, “Sejuta Sayang Untuknya”, and “Pohon Terkenal. Umay started directing when he was 14 years old, it was a short film titled “Cinta Di Balik Awan” which harnessed 13 million audiences. When he was 18 years old, he started working on his first feature film screenplay about mental health titled “Kukira Kau Rumah”. It was nominated in 3 favorite categories at the Festival Film Indonesia and included in the 30 initial selection categories at the Festival Film Indonesia.

Umay Shahab adalah pria kelahiran Jakarta, 16 Februari 2001. Memulai kariernya keaktorannya pada umur 3 tahun, Umay berperan dalam sebuah sinetron yang berjudul Wulan pada 2006. Sekarang Umay Shahab sudah bermain di 9 film, diantaranya adalah Mencuri Raden Saleh, Sejuta Sayang Untuknya,dan Pohon Terkenal. Umay memulai karier penyutradaraan saat ia berusia 14 tahun,ia menyutradari Short movie berjudul “Cinta Di Balik Awan” dengan penonton sebanyak 13 Juta. Saat ia berusia 18 tahun ia mulai mengerjakan skenario film panjang pertamanya yang bercerita tentang kesehatan mental berjudul Kukira Kau Rumah, Film Kukira Kau Rumah mendapat 3 nominasi terfavorit di Festival Film Indonesia dan masuk 30 seleksi awal Festival Film Indonesia.