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Autobiography | Directed by Makbul Mubarak


With his father in prison and his brother abroad for work, young Rakib works as the lone housekeeper in an empty mansion belonging to Purna, a retired general whose family Rakib’s clan have served for centuries in a rural Indonesian town. Afer Purna returns home to start his mayoral election campaign, Rakib bonds with the older man, who becomes a close mentor and father figure, and finds his calling as Purna’s assistant in work and life. When Purna’s election poster is found vandalised one day, Rakib doesn’t hesitate to track down the culprit, kicking off an escalating chain of violence…


With Kevin Ardilova, Arswendy Bending Swara, Yusuf Mahardika, Lukman Sardi, Yudi Ahmad Tajudin, Rukman Rosadi, Haru Sandra

Director of photography: Wojciech Staron, Production designer: Sigit D. Pratama, Editor: Carlo Francisco Manatad, Original music: Bani Haykal, Sound: L.H. Aim Adinegara, Waldir Xavier, Rémi Crouzet, Jean-Guy Véran

In Vivo Films (France), KawanKawan Media, Focused (Indonesia), Potocol (Singapur), NiKo Film (Germany) 
90 minutes / Thriller / 2022

International Sales: Alpha Violet
French distributor : Destiny Films

With the support of: 

▸Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine

▸Département de la Charente-Maritime

▸Aide aux cinémas du monde - CNC, Institut Français

▸World Cinema Fund

▸Doha Film institute

▸Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy

▸Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture

▸Partisipasi Indonesia

▸SEA Fund of the Film Commission of Singapur

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