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Pria

Country: Indonesia, Language: Indonesian | English, 20 mins

  • Director: Yudho Aditya
  • Writer: Barbara Cigarroa; Yudho Aditya
  • Producer: Mica Coburn; Mickey Liu

CGiii Comment

Aaargh...this could have been a mini-masterpiece!

Atrocious camera-work and clumsy edits detract from a wondrous central performance.

As a statement against tradition, it's mightily powerful...forced/arranged marriage, the buying of a wife, strong necks and red rice...

Tradition...evolution's greatest enemy!


Watch...

Pria from Yudho V. Aditya on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

A teen living in rural Indonesia struggles between the traditions of his upbringing and his romantic idealization of the freedom of the west.

Cast & Characters

Chicco Kurniawan as Aris;
Karlina Inawati as Ros;
Jacob McCarthy as Peter J. Roberts;
Otig Pakis as Fausi;
Gladhys Elliona Syahutari as Gita;
H. Jaelani as The Officiator;
Acum Bin Kosim as Barber