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Blind Pig Who Wants to Fly

[ Babi Buta Yang Ingin Terbang ]


Science Fiction/Fantasy

10/23 12:55-

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77min Indonesian Color | 2008 Indonesia | 

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Edwin's surreal first feature. A winner of the FIPRESCI Prize at Rotterdam.(In cooperation with Osaka Asian Film Festival)


Linda and Cahyono meet and rekindle their friendship. Halim tells Verawati that he wants to take a new wife. Salma appears on Planet Idol Romi and Yahya gets some practice in performing penetrative sex. Opa dies and Linda scatters his ashes together with Cahyono. And Cahyono finally learns to look up.

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10/23 12:55 - 14:42 (77min.)


Guest (tentative): Edwin(Director/Screenplay/Producer)

Please note that the stage appearances of guests and scheduled closing time of the show may change according to circumstances.

Tickets ¥1300|Tickets at the Door ¥1300(Tax included)

Special student admission tickets at the door: ¥500(Tax included)


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* Remaining tickets will be first-come-first sold basis.

TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills : Day of the screening 9:30
Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall : 1 hour before the first screening of the day
Cinemart Roppongi : Day of the screening 10:00

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* Please be forewarned that the number of Tickets at the Door is limited. Tickets at the Door can be only purchased two tickets per person. You are kindly requested not to form a queue before the theater in the late-evening.

* Please note that the screening schedule, Q&A and Greeting from the Stage are subject to change. The stage appearances of guests and scheduled closing time of the show may change according to circumstances.

* Tickets can be purchased at tickeboard-site on First-come basis.

* Tickets are not refundable, not exchangeable and not replaceable in event of loss.


Born in Surabaya, Indonesia. Edwin entered the Jakarta Institute of Arts in 1999, but dropped out to make films independently. He first attracted international attention with a triptych of Short Films about Dandruff, Love and Desire, the third of which, Kara, Daughter of a Tree, was the first Indonesian short ever screened at Cannes Directors’ Fornight. His debut feature Blind Pig Who Wants to Fly (2008) premiered at Busan and won numerous awards at many international festivals. In 2010, he contributed an episode to the Indonesian omnibus project “Belkibolang”.

Director/Screenplay/Producer : Edwin
Producer : Meiske Taurisia
Producer/Cinematography : Sidi Saleh
Editor : Herman Kumala Panca
Art Director : Iqbal Raya
Art Director : Eros Eflin
Sound Designer : Wahyu Tri Purnomo
Music : Windra Benyamin

Joko Anwar
Clairine Baharrizki
Ladya Cheryl
Andhara Early
Carlo Genta
Pong Harjatmo

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