Best Actress Deauville Film Festival 2007, US release in 40 cities
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Director: Nan Achnas
35 mm, Color
Producers: Shanty Harmayn (Salto Films – www. Salto.com), Paquita Widjaya (Triximages), Natacha Devillers (Les Petites Lumières).
Shooting in Semarang, Indonesia.
International Premiere at 2007 Pusan International Film Festival;
Winner Open Doors Locarno Film Festival 2006;
Supported by the CNC, Göteborg Film Festival, Prince Claud Fund at Cinemart;
World Premiere Pusan International Film Festival, 2007;
Special Jury Prize and Ecumenical Jury Award, Karlovy Vary Film Festival, July 2008;
Cinemanila, Manila, October 2008;
Rio International Film Festiva, Honolulu, Octorber 2008;
Rio International Film Festival, Brazil, October 2008;
Film Fest Hamburg Germany, September 2008;
Bangkok International Film Festival, Bangkok, September 2008;
Film Festival "Pacific Meridian" Vladivostok, September 2008;
Asia Film Marine, Tokyo - Japan, September 2008;
Asia House Film Showcase, London, August 2008;
Singapore International Film Festival, April 2008;
Market Screening, Berlin Film Festival, February 2008;
Winds of Asia, Pusan International Film Festival 2007;
Recipient of Fond Sud-CNC France, 2005;
Recipient of Prince Claus Film Fund Award in Cinema, Rotterdam 2002;
Recipient of Goteborg Film Fund Award in Pusan, 2002.
Johan, a 50-year-old Indonesian and travelling photographer of Chinese descent, has just learned that he has cancer and only several months left to live. He tries to find a successor for his job but non of the candidates he interviews fit the bill. Until he finds the least probable one of all, by his side. A story of submission, affection and solidarity.