Gedang Renteng

The Demon Tree

19 minutes | 2022 | Indonesia | Narrative | Indonesian | sub. English | 13+



XXI | SAT 26 NOV | 19:30

XXI 5 | WED 30 NOV | 13:15

World Premiere


Gina and Mutia are best friends who both can feel the presence of spirits when they were a child. After two years living in Bali, Gina was no longer interested in searching of spiritual enlightenment. Meanwhile, Mutia wo has just arrived in Bali is very excited with her spiritual tour as well as supernatural thing. When Gina idly offers to see the Celuluk (Balinese mythical creature that usually resides in the papaya trees of gedang renteng), Mutia immediately accepted the offer. The two of them went to the village garden to find the papaya tree.


While Mutia following the rituals required obediently, Gina began to felt something strange on the site. Frightened, she immediately asked Mutia to leave the garden. On the way back in the car with Mutia to the city center, Gina gets a phone call from Mutia herself, who is angry because she was left in the gedang tree.


Gianni Fajri


Production Company

Palari Films, Vision+



Director's Profile

Gianni Fajri

Gianni Fajri

Gianni Fajri was born on September 17, 1991 in Bandung, West Java. Music, fashion and films are her world. She is highly influenced by her dad who was a musician / artist and also her mother who is a fashion designer. She studied Fashion Business at LaSalle College, but with a big interest in filmmaking, she ended up working as the director for film behind the scenes. She worked for more than 7 featured films as BTS to learn and to connect with the people. Her career in filmmaking started with her short film in 2014 titled Julian Day, a film that was inspired by a band called Elephant Kind.

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