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.
Festival & Awards
Vancouver International Film Festival 2016 / Gateway | Dragons & Tigers
Busan International Film Festival 2016 / A Window on Asian Cinema
Apresiasi Film Indoesia 2016 / Nominated for Feature Film Appreciation
Tokyo International Film Festival 2016 / Crosscut Asia #03 Colorful Indonesia
Festival Film Indonesia 2016
Awards : Best Film, Best Director, Best Adapted Scenario, Best Main Actress,
Best Art Director & Best Costume
Piala Maya 2016
Awards: Best Director, Best Main Actress, Best Art Director, Best Costume, Best Cinematography, Best Hair & Makeup
Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival Islandscape 2016 / Asian Feature Non Competition
Taoyuan Film Festival 2017
Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema 2017
Awards: Inalco Awards
Atlanta Asian Film Festival 2017
Asian Pasific Screen Awards 2017
Asian Film Festival Barcelona 2017
Ramkhamhaeng Asean Film Festival and Conference 2017