PiFan's Network of Asian Fantastic Films Selects Indonesia for Spotlight
Project Spotlight: Indonesia presents various film genres, from crime mystery to authentic horror. The selection conveys not only faithful genre convention, but also characteristic features based on solid Indonesian tradition. Lucky Kuswandi, the director of highly acclaimed film Madam X from PiFan 2011, is bringing his new project Curious Grandma :The Murder of Annet Van Houten. The selection also includes Blue Blood by Billy Christian of Hysteria-fame, a gothic, vampire tale of love and basing it on Indonesian history, and Beautiful Beast by Paul Agusta, inspired by a classic Indonesian horror film. Sidi Saleh, who is a renowned cinematographer of Edwin's Blind Pig Who Wants to Fly and Postcards From The Zoo, is bringing a psychological thriller Trauma, while Natta Nazyra Noer, the director of a documentary Working Girl, is bringing a hardcore slasher Homestay.
The event will be held from July 22-25 this year and I for one am very excited to check it out!