Memories of My Body

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Memories of My Body (Kucumbu Tubuh Indahku)

Directed by Garin Nugroho

  • Indonesia 2018; 106 min
  • Original version: Javanese, Indonesian
  • Genre: Drama
    • Best Film - Festival des 3 Continents
    • Cultural Diversity Award - Asia Pacific Screen Awards


Juno is just a child when his father abandons him in their village of Center Java. Alone now, he joins a Lengger dance centre where men shape their feminine appearance and movement. But the sensuality and sexuality that come from dance and bodies, mixed with the violent social and political Indonesian environment, force Juno to move from village to village. If on his journey Juno gets attention and love from his dance teachers, his weird aunty, his old uncle, a handsome boxer and a Warok, he still has to face by himself the battlefield that his body is becoming.






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