The Malediction

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    The Malediction

    Ruah

    Directed by

    Indonesia

    2017

    27 min

    • Indonesian

    Drama

    Halim considers himself a pious Islamic man. He wishes to marry a young woman in her village as a second wife to save her from miserable life. His wife doesn't agree. Halim contemplates on his own decision while a weird fantasy world starts to suck him in.

    Awards

    • Special Mention - Singapore IFF

    Credits

    Cast
    Tri Sudarsono
    Ernanto Kusumo
    Rully El-Faudi
    Ninda Fillas Putri
    Ameilya Windya
    Anindya Puspita
    Screenplay
    Makbul Mubarak
    Cinematography
    Fahrul Tri Hikmawan
    Editing
    Thomas
    Music
    Ardy Pangihutan
    Production
    LIMAENAM FILMS
    Makbul Mubarak

    Makbul Mubarak

    Indonesia

    Makbul Mubarak was born in Tolitoli, Indonesia. He studied political science in Indonesia before moving to South Korea to study film at Korea National University of Arts. He is an alumni of the Berlinale Talent Campus (now Berlinale Talents). His first short THE DOG'S LULLABY was awarded best film at XXI Short Film Festival 2016 and won the jury’s special mention at the Thai Short Film & Video Festival in 2016. He is currently preparing his first film, AUTOBIOGRAPHY, selected at TFL’s FeatureLab 360, and supported by Indonesia’s Ministry of Culture for script and development.