LAUT BERCERMIN (THE MIRROR NEVER LIES)
Release : January 2020
Title : Abracadabra
Genre : Black Comedy, Drama
Producer : Ifa Isfansyah
Director : Faozan Rizal
Scriptwriter : Faozan Rizal
Cast : Reza Rahadian, Asmara Abigail, Landung Simatupang, M. Adhiyat, Salvita Decorte, Dewi Irawan, Jajang C Noer
Running Time : 96 minutes
About The Film
Pakis is a young girl from a fishing community of the Bajau tribe in Wakatobi, Sulawesi. part of the Coral Triangle. She lives with her mother, Tayung. As Pakis’ father has been lost at sea, Tayung works hard to support her daughter. Pakis, however, is determined to search for her father, a quest which brings the two into conflict. Pakis regularly visits a local shaman, who conducts a ritual allowing Pakis to search for her father in a mirror’s surface. Eventually Pakis is able to realise that her father is dead and continues with her life.
FESTIVAL & AWARD
- In Competition, Busan IFF 2011.
- Bright Young Talent, Mumbai IFF 2011.
- Best Environmental Film, Tokyo IFF 2011.
- Special Mention, Wind of Asia Tokyo InternaIFF 2011.
- Special Mention, Cinemanila IFF 2011.
- In Competition Generation K-Plus, Berlinale IFF 2012.
- FIPRESCI award, Hong Kong IFF 2012.
- Opening Film for Cines Del Sur Film Festival, Granada, Spain 2012.
- Special Mention, Festival Femme de Creteil, France, 2013.
- Best Directing, China International Children’s Film Festival 2013