Feature Films

Emma’ (Mother)


Based on a true story.

Athirah’s life is shattered when another woman enters her husband’s life. In a time and cultural background where polygamy is still widely accepted, Athirah struggles alone with the hurt and humiliation.

Meanwhile, Athirah’s eldest son, Ucu, has to go through his teenage years with uncertainty. While trying to understand what is going on in his family, Ucu falls in love with Ida. His effort to approach Ida isn’t easy and Ucu’s frustration deepens when he discovers that his mother is pregnant again.
A portrait of an Indonesian family in South Sulawesi circa 1960 that still resonates today.

International Version : EMMA’ (Mother)
Duration : 77 Minutes

Premiere : September 29, 2016
Production House: MILES Films
Producer : Mira Lesmana
Director : Riri Riza
Scriptwriter : Salman Aristo & Riri Riza
Genre : Drama
Dialog: Bahasa Indonesia
English Subtitle : Available
Screening Format : DCP
Starring : Cut Mini, Christoffer Nelwan, Jajang C. Noer, Arman Dewarti