SFS Talkies: MARLINA AND THE MURDERER IN FOUR ACTS
July 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2017 | Indonesia | Drama, Thriller | In Indonesian with English subtitles | 95 min | M18 – Sexual Violence
Queer Palm Nominee of Cannes Film Festival 2017
Young widow Marlina lives quietly in the deserted hills of Sumba, an Indonesian island. One day, she is attacked and robbed of her cattle by a young man named Markus and his gang. They try to rob her house and to defend herself, she kills them and embarks on a journey in search of justice. But the road is long and eventually she is haunted by Markus when the ghost of her headless victim begins to haunt her, and her life begins to spiral 180 degrees.
POST SCREENING DIALOGUE
Mouly Surya is an Indonesian filmmaker and is considered one of the most promising female filmmakers in Indonesia. MARLINA AND THE MURDERER IN FOUR ACTS, her most recent film, was shown to sold out screenings at the 2017 Singapore International Film Festival. In addition to making films, she also teaches directing classes in Jakarta.
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