Kartini to Compete during Eurasia International Film Festival

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Hanung Bramantyos new film, Kartini, will be among 12 films competing during Eurasia International Film Festival (EIFF) 2017 to be hold in Kazakhstan.

EIFF 2017 programmer Philip Cheah pronounced that a summary conveyed by Kartini is applicable to a stream condition. The film highlights equal rights for women amid efforts sought by fundamentalists who are opposite a idea.

According to Hanung, Kartini is a lady used as a domestic pitch and commodity.

“Therefore, by this film, we wish to revive Kartini as a unchanging woman, only like my mother, my wife, and my daughter,” Hanung pronounced in a press recover on Thursday, Jul 13, 2017.

Producer and Asian Shadows owner Isablle Glacant praised a film. Isabelle believes that Kartini is means to underline an Indonesian lady with a clever character.

Philip pronounced that Kartini’s success was also interjection to a actors and actresses, such as Dian Sastrowardoyo, Acha Septriasa, Ayushita, Christine Hakim, Deddy Soetomo, Hasmi and others.

In addition, Kartini that is categorized as a mainstream film can be appreciated in a film festival. “To me, there’s no such thing as mainstream and non-mainstream film. As prolonged as a film is done honestly, it will be well-appreciated,” Hanung said.

ANGELINA ANJAR SAWITRI