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Sunday 4th November 5:00 PM

Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts 

Director: Mouly Surya Country: Indonesia
Cert: 15 Year: 2017 Length: 93 mins Language: Indonesian
Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts

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Audience Reaction

Score: 63.92% Attendance: 90



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If you can picture Sergio Leone directing a feminist western in Indonesia you are on the way to seeing what Mouly Surya has succeeded in doing here: after being told she is going to be robbed and raped in half an hour, Marlina prepares for the 'Robbery', then goes on her 'Journey' for revenge; you will have to come and see the movie to find out what the other two acts are...


open_quote The story is essentially a revenge fantasy like many another, but its feminist slant never feels rhetorical or heavy-handed. The whole thing is handled with sly wit as well as unfailing stylistic smarts, which makes for a very satisfying package close_quote Godfrey Cheshire,



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