Daun Di Atas Bantal (1998)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Childhood Drama  |   Run Time - 80 min.  |   Countries - Indonesia  |  
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Produced by and starring Indonesian actress Christine Hakim, this Indonesian drama about street kids is the fourth feature of 37-year-old Indonesian director Garin Nugroho. In the ancient city of Jogjakarta, a group of children gather around food-supplier Asih (Hakim), who is visited by her husband only when he's low on funds. She becomes a mother figure for the kids, including several who die during the course of the story. Shown in the Certain Regard section at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival.