• Director

    Edwin

  • Producers

    Meiske Taurisia, Muhammad Zaidy

  • Screenwriters

    Edwin, Eka Kurniawan

  • With

    Marthino Lio, Ladya Cheryl

  • Indonesia-Singapore-Germany 2021. 114min

  • Sales

    The Match Factory

  • Language

    Indonesian

    With English subtitles

  • Certificate

    18

Combining elements of retro East Asian fight cinema, raunchy sex comedies, ghost stories and all out romance movies, this utterly distinctive, weirdly moving film focuses on Ajo (Marthino Lio) a moody hitman intent on proving his worth by assassinating a local hood. But when he meets troubled bodyguard Iteung (Cheryl), a softer side to this young man emerges – an initially knockabout connection morphing into something more romantically physical. The only snag is that Ajo is impotent, just one of many obstacles the new couple must face as they hurtle into an uncertain, unpredictable and violent future. Constantly evolving narratively and tonally, prolific director Edwin’s beautifully shot and performed film fires along at breakneck pace, unfolding its complex, thematically rich story with elegance, energy and sincere emotion. A truly unique film.

Paul Ridd

This film contains distressing scenes.

£16.00 Standard Price / £10.00 for Students

Tickets on sale Fri 24th Sep 10:00 to BFI Patrons, Fri 24th Sep 11:30 to BFI Champions, Fri 24th Sep 12:30 to BFI Members and Fri 24th Sep 16:00 to the public.