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Friday 1st March 9:00 PM

Tiger Stripes 

Director: Amanda Nell Eu Country: Malasia
Cert: TBC Year: 2023 Length: 95 mins
Tiger Stripes

Audience Reaction

Score: 49.46% Attendance: 49




The first amongst her friends to hit puberty, Zaffan, 12, discovers a terrifying secret about her body. Ostracised by her community, Zaffan fights back, learning that to be free she must embrace the body she feared, emerging as a proud, strong woman.

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open_quote Writer-director Amanda Nell Eu maintains a blackly comical undercurrent even as things get very freaky indeed, exploring big themes through lenses of culture, gender and religion. And Zafreen Zairizal shines in a complex and physically demanding role. close_quote Shadows on the Wall

open_quote From the exuberant credits and opening sequence through to the end, “Tiger Stripes” is the work of a confident new talent whose next work will be eagerly awaited. close_quote Alissa Simon, Variety

open_quote The performances the director gets from her young cast are tremendous and it is terrifically shot. close_quote Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian



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