KOMPAS.com – The Indonesian film “Like Revenge, Longing Must Be Paid in Full” recorded a proud achievement by winning the Golden Leopard at the 2021 Locarno International Film Festival.
This achievement places Edwin, an Indonesian director, on the same list as Stanley Kubrick, as a filmmaker who won the highest award in this event.
Titled in English, Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash, this film has been screened at a number of prestigious film festivals around the world. But who would have thought, this film managed to become the best at this prestigious festival on the European continent.
The achievement of the film, starring Marthino Lio and Ladya Cheryl, seems to be a moment to enjoy some of the country’s classiest films. There are several films that have proven to be successful on the international scene and are available on online streaming platforms.
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The film, which was released in 2017, won 17 awards including Sitges Film Festival, Tokyo FILMeX, and QCinema International Film Festival. The story is full of criticism about the treatment of women through Marlina’s journey to fight for justice.
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This film is a western satay genre because of its depiction in the style of an American cowboy film. Directed by Mouly Surya, it has aired on a number of streaming platforms, including Netflix.
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Sekala Niskala has received little attention at home but has received a flood of awards abroad. Kamila Andini’s work was named “Best Feature” in 2017 at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards and Tokyo FILMeX.
In addition, similar achievements were also made at the Adelaide Film Festival, Berlin International Film Festival, and Shanghai International Film Festival. The storyline is very touching, highlighting the inner struggles of the main character who lost his twin brother.
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This remake of Joko Anwar is very booming and attracts many viewers. Who would have thought, this film was also successful overseas, including winning the title of “Best Horror Film” at the Toronto After Dark Film Festival and the Overlook Film Festival.
The horror was so gripping that it managed to terrorize and amaze the audience. Because the demand is very high, it’s no wonder Satan’s Service is now present on well-known online platforms such as Netflix and Disney Plus Hotstar.
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Although controversial in Indonesia, made by Garin Nugroho, it has successfully reaped admiration abroad. It is proven by three international awards in the “Best Film” category at the Venice Independent Film Critic, Festival Des 3 Continents, and the Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
This film tells about the struggle of a Lengger dancer in finding his identity. Its screening in theaters had sparked pros and cons, so there weren’t many screens available.
But now, we can also watch this film on several online platforms.
This biographical drama film is adapted from a semi-biographical novel about Hj. Athirah Kalla, mother of the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia, M. Jusuf Kalla.
Riri Reza’s work won the INALCO Awards at the international film festival Des Cinemas d’Asia Vesoul-France.
In addition, the film has also been screened at various prestigious festivals, including the Vancover International Film Festival, Busan International Film Festival, and Tokyo International Film Festival.
We can watch this movie on Disney Plus Hotstar, Netflix and Vidio.
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