Abracadabra

in pre-production

Genre Drama, Black Comedy | Format HD | Aspect Ratio 1.85 | Est Running Time 110 min |  Budget 400.000 USD | Project Status In Development | Producer Ifa Isfansyah | Co-producer Isabelle Glachant | Writer & Director Faozan Rizal | Partner Attached Aurora Media Singapore, HOOQ



About The Film

SYNOPSIS

The story begins in one of the magic shows, where the magician tries to make a little boy vanishing from his magic box. The show turns tragic, as he cannot make this boy come back to the stage. Some famous city magicians come and try to help, but the boy disappears like fog. Many people question him, how he did the trick and what technique he used. The only, what he can say more is that he bought the magic box from ebay and according to the seller, it is an old case which belongs to Herbert Nivelli, the magician of the holocaust. Myth says, that this old case has been used by Nivelli to save people from concentration camp in Auschwitz, through disappearing when entering the magic box.  After the war, the case was stolen.

After some police interviews, the magician moves to another city to hide from the public with his magic box. On this journey, he finds a women coming out from his magic box and he falls in love with her. But she is also been missed on the day of the marriage. He then meets the other woman, who wants to learn magic tricks. He teaches her some tricks and she falls in love with him and want him to marry her. On the night of marriage, the first woman comes out again from his magic box. It’s a magic love story with the un-explained events in life.

Faozan Rizal

Faozan Rizal

Scriptwriter/Director

Graduated from Jakarta Intitute of the Art and La FEMIS Paris. He is a well-known experimental filmmaker. In 2005, the Singapore Int’l Film Festival a special program “Faozan Rizal Restropective”. He has directed among others YASUJIRO JOURNEY (Busan, 2004), ARIES (Singapore, 2005 and FUGU (Cinema Didital KOREA, 2007). In 2012 directed film HABIBIE & AINUN and the film was an amazing box office success with over 4,5 million admissions.

PROJECT SELECTED NAFF It Project 2015

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Special Prize MPA-APSA-BIFF Project Reception Pitching 2015

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