Official Selections of Focus on Asia IFF Fukuoka

Contry of Production
Year of Production
Running Time
110 mins
Mira Lesmana / Nan T. Achnas / Riri Riza / Rizal Mantovani
Bianca Adinegoro / Oppie Andaresta / Ryan Hidayat / Wong Aksan


Kuldesak is a film on the lives and problems of young urbans of the 90s in Jakarta. It is a mixture of comedy, drama and action.

The film mainly deals with how one struggles to achieve one’s dream or happiness and confronts changes of values in a modern city dwelling.

Aksan, a young man who wants to make a film so badly,but doesn’t have the money. His father, a wealthy businessman,doesn’t agree let alone supports his son’s dream of being a filmmaker.

In all desperation, he decides to steal money from his fatherto make his dreams come true.

Andre, a young musician who is never happy with his life.

His superstition drives him to believe a fortune telle who foresees a happy change in his life.

While he awaits his destiny, he found out that his rock idol,Kurt Cobain, committed suicide.

Dina, a lonely and isolated young woman, lives an existence filled with images about a popular video jockey named Max Molo.

Fact and fiction is all a blur to her as she goes through the motion in life.

Lina, a hard working advertising executive. She is being pressured By her superior to work overtime. One late evening,

Lina was raped at the office. Out of hatred,She decides to take revenge into her own hands.

In Jakarta, four young people are facing different situations in their lives. These circumstances demand them to make a choice.


今やインドネシア映画界の中心的存在であるプロデューサーのミラ・レ スマナ、監督のリリ・リザが若き日に、女性監督ナン・アクナス、リザル・ マントファニらとともに製作したインドネシア・ニューシネマの草分となっ た作品。また彼らの職業映画人としての出発点でもある。都会の片隅で 夢を持ち生きる若者たちを、4人がそれぞれに短編映画として撮り、1本 の作品に再構成した。各自の個性とみずみずしい感性に溢れた作品。


Screening Schedule

9/19(Sat)9:45~(110mins)@United Cinema Canal City 13

9/23(Wed)16:10~(110mins)@United Cinema Canal City 13

Attention: The schedule may change anytime. Please check the latest information on the website.

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