Moammar Emka’s Jakarta Undercover

Fajar Nugros/128 minutes/2016/Indonesia/Fiction

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01 Desember 2016, 12:45 WIB
Empire XXI, Studio 4

Synopsis

Demi menjadi jurnalis sukses, Pras, pemuda Jombang, merantau ke Jakarta untuk belajar dari Djarwo, pimpinan redaksi majalah berita. Idealismenya ternodai ketika menyadari bahwa majalah tersebut memanfaatkan kemampuan menulisnya yang brilian hanya untuk menulis artikel bohong.

Tanpa disadari, Pras berada di tengah pusat kehidupan malam Jakarta. Semakin dalam menggali, semakin dalam dia masuk. Pras ingin mengubah hidup dan kariernya menjadi lebih signifikan. Dengan informasi menarik yang dimilikinya, Pras meyakinkan Djarwo untuk membantu mewujudkan ide-idenya.

Akankah Pras berhasil mewujudkan mimpinya, di kota yang selalu mengubah manusia jadi lebih buruk? Siapa yang bertopeng dan siapa yang mengkhianati? Apakah wajah yang terlihat itu wajah yang sesungguhnya?

Pursuing his dreams of becoming a successful journalist, Pras, a young man from Jombang, went to Jakarta to learn from Djarwo, an editor-in-chief of a news magazine. His idealism is tainted when realizing that the magazine takes advantage of his brilliant writing skills to write scam articles.

Unawarely, Pras finds himself at the center of Jakarta’s nightlife scene. The deeper he digs in, the deeper he gets sucked into it. Pras wants to change his life and career into something more significant. With interesting information in his hands, Pras convinces Djarwo to help bringing his ideas to life.

Will Pras succeed in the pursuit of his dreams, in the city that constantly changes people for the worse? Who wears their masks and who betrays whom? Are the faces he sees the real ones?

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Director

Fajar Nugros

Fajar Nugros, penulis dan sutradara, lahir di Yogyakarta, 29 Juli 1979. Di Yogyakarta, dia memulai perjalanan pembuatan filmnya lewat film pendek dan film indie. Setelah menjadi finalis Eagle Awards dan British Council tahun 2005, ia memutuskan untuk membuat film secara profesional. Dia pindah ke Jakarta, menjadi asisten Hanung Bramantyo; darinyalah Fajar banyak belajar tentang selera pembuatan film. Setelah lima tahun belajar, Fajar memulai perjalanan perfilmannya sendiri.

Tahun 2013, Fajar dan Susanti Dewi (produser) membuat perusahaan flm indie, Demi Istri Production. Mereka telah membantu proses produksi beberapa studio Indonesia seperti Starvision, Maxima Picture, dan Rapi Films. Tahun 2016, mereka memproduksi film panjang bersama Grafent Pictures.

Fajar Nugros, a writer and film director, was born in Yogyakarta, 29 July 1979. He started his filmmaking journey by short films and some indies back in Yogyakarta. Ever since becoming a finalist of both Eagle Awards and British Council in 2005, he decided to make movies professionally. He then moved to Jakarta, becoming an assistant to Hanung Bramantyo, from whom he learned most of his filmmaking taste. After five years of learning, Fajar started his own journey.

In 2013, with Susanti Dewi (producer) he formed their own indie film company, Demi Istri Production. They have assisted several production processes of Indonesian studios, such as Starvision, Maxima Pictures, and Rapi Films. In 2016, they produce their second features with Grafent Pictures.