The Photograph

Drama | Comedy | 2007 | Indonesia,FR,NL,Swiss,Sweden | 94 min. | Indonesian

Nan T. Achnas

Cast: LIM KAY TONG, SHANTY, LUKMAN SARDI and INDY BARENDS.

Synopsis

Sita, a stunning prostitute who sings at a Karaoke bar , works very hard to send money to her daughter in her hometown. Looking for a new place to stay, she comes to rent a room at the house of Mr. Johan who runs a photo studio. She soon discovers that Mr. Johan doesn't have much time to live and has three wishes before his death. To grant his wishes, Sita begins to learn photography from him and finally he takes a picture of himself through Sita's hands. Sita realizes the value of life watching Johan as he prepares for his death.

Filmography

Nan T. Achnas (Kuldesak,Whispering Sands,Bendera)

Festivals | Highlights

IP en PUSAN IFF 2007 / WINNER: Special Jury Prize and The Ecumenical Jury prize at Karlovy Vary iff 2008

Karlovy Vary

Reviews

…the fourth feature from Indonesian helmer Nan Achnas, whose keen eye and quality lensing provide a visually luxuriant film experience… arthouse play is possible in niche markets across Asia and Europe...by RUSSELL EDWARDS

Web Site

http://www.thephotographmovie.com/

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