Previous Work
Berlinale Co-Production Market
Apprentice

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Apprentice

Directed by Boo Junfeng

  • Singapore, Germany, France, Hong Kong, Qatar 2016; 96 min
  • Original version: Malay, English
  • Genre: Drama
    • Grand Prix, Critics' Choice Award - Fribourg IFF

  • Cannes IFF - Un Certain Regard


  • From the director of DOMINION presented at Berlinale Co-Production Market

Synopsis

Aiman, a 28-year-old correctional officer, is transferred to the territory’s top prison. He strikes up a friendship with Rahim, who is revealed to be the chief executioner of the prison, and one of the world’s most prolific. Can Aiman overcome his conscience and a past that haunts him to become the executioner’s apprentice?

Production

  • AKANGA FILM ASIA

     

  • PEANUT PICTURES

     

  • ZHAO WEI FILMS

     

International Sales

  • LUXBOX