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Message Man

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Premiere: 
World Premiere
Filmmaker in Attendance: 
Filmmakers In Attendance
Date: 
Sunday, 24 September 2017
Time: 
21:00
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
English
Rating: 
PG
Director: 
Corey Pearson
Duration: 
89
English synopsis: 

Ryan, a retired assassin visits a remote island in Indonesia where he befriends a boy and his family and for the first time finds peace. But when the boy is deliberately harmed by a group of thugs stealing girls off the island, RYAN's brutal past surfaces setting of a chair reaction that reunites him with a life long enemy.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Ryan, seorang mantan pembunuh bayaran mengunjungi sebuah pulau terpencil di Indonesia dan berteman dengan seorang bocah dan keluarganya. Ketika segerombolan penjahat menculik gadis-gadis setempat dan melukai sang bocah, masa lalu Ryan yang brutal kembali muncul ke permukaan.

Moss

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Premiere: 
World Premiere
Date: 
Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Time: 
21:00
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
English
Director: 
Daniel Peddle
Duration: 
85
English synopsis: 

In this Southern Gothic tale, Moss’s eighteenth birthday is marred by the unfortunate facts of Moss’s birth. His mother died delivering him, and his father has never recovered. His dad, Ray, a retired veteran-turned-outsider-artist always feels bittersweet at best on Moss’ birthday – as it also represents the anniversary of his beloved wife’s death.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Dalam dongeng Southern Gothic Ini, ulang tahun ke 18 Moss dirusak oleh fakta tak menyenangkan mengenai kelahirannya. Ibunya meninggal dunia saat melahirkannya, dan ayahnya tidak pernah pulih oleh kejadian itu.

Ziarah

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Filmmaker in Attendance: 
Filmmakers In Attendance
Date: 
Sunday, 24 September 2017
Time: 
13:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Javanese
Director: 
B.W. Purba Negara
Duration: 
87

Threefold Mirror: Reflections

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Date: 
Saturday, 30 September 2017
Time: 
11:00
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Japanese
Director: 
Brillante Ma Mendoza, Sotho Kulikar, Isao Yukisada
Duration: 
118
English synopsis: 

This Omnibus film brought together three globally acclaimed directors from Asia with a common theme 'Living Together in Asia' to depict the lives of characters who journey between Japan and Cambodia, the Philippines and Malaysia.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Film omnibus ini mempertemukan tiga sutradara Asia yang diakui secara global untuk menggambarkan kehidupan karakter yang melakukan perjalanan antara Jepang dan Kamboja, Filipina dan Malaysia.

The Village of No Return

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Date: 
Friday, 29 September 2017
Time: 
18:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Taiwanese Mandarin
Director: 
Yu-Hsun Chen
Duration: 
116
English synopsis: 

It is an unusual day for the remote and isolated Desire Village. A mysterious Taoist priest brings a magical equipment that can erase one's memory. Since then, all the villagers have forgotten their past, living "happily ever after", while the dangerous plot behind their back is just about to be unveiled.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Seorang pendeta Tao misterius membawa peralatan ajaib yang bisa menghapus ingatan seseorang. Sejak saat itu, semua penduduk desa melupakan masa lalu mereka, dan hidup "bahagia selamanya".

T2 Trainspotting

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Date: 
Wednesday, 27 September 2017
Time: 
21:00
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
English
Director: 
Danny Boyle
Duration: 
107
English synopsis: 

First there was an opportunity......then there was a betrayal. Twenty years have gone by. Much has changed but just as much remains the same. Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor) returns to the only place he can ever call home. They are waiting for him: Spud (Ewen Bremner), Sick Boy (Jonny Lee Miller), and Begbie (Robert Carlyle). Other old friends are waiting too: sorrow, loss, joy, vengeance, hatred, friendship, love, longing, fear, regret, diamorphine, self-destruction and mortal danger, they are all lined up to welcome him, ready to join the dance.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Dua puluh tahun telah berlalu. Banyak yang berubah tetapi banyak juga yang tetap sama. Renton kembali ke Edinburgh. Spud, Sick Boy, dan Begbie telah menunggunya selama ini.

Ponyo

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Date: 
Saturday, 30 September 2017
Time: 
13:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Japanese
Director: 
Hayao Miyazaki
Duration: 
101
English synopsis: 

A five year-old boy develops a relationship with Ponyo, a goldfish princess who longs to become a human after falling in love with him.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Seorang anak laki - laki berumur lima tahun membangun hubungan dengan Ponyo, seorang putri ikan mas yang menunggu-nunggu untuk menjadi seorang manusia sejak jatuh cinta padanya.

Past Imperfect

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Date: 
Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Time: 
21:00
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
French
Director: 
Nathalie Teirlinck
Duration: 
110
English synopsis: 

When Alice’s ex-boyfriend dies in a car accident, she’s unexpectedly confronted with her six-year-old son, whom she had abandoned at birth. His presence not only threatens her routine existence as a luxury escort but also exposes strongly suppressed emotions. Doubt strikes again. Will she be able to be a mother this time?

Indonesian synopsis: 

Ketika mantan pacarnya tewas dalam sebuah kecelakaan mobil, Alice terpaksa harus merawat putranya yang berumur 6 tahun yang dia abaikan ketika baru lahir.

Paradoxical

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Premiere: 
World Premiere
Filmmaker in Attendance: 
Filmmakers In Attendance
Date: 
Monday, 25 September 2017
Time: 
21:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Taiwanese, Mandarin
Director: 
Mu-Ming Tsai
Duration: 
108
English synopsis: 

A man with a mysterious background meets a beautiful, enigmatic plant designer. As the two embark on a series of unconventional dates, she discovers a mysterious lottery ticket, revealing the man's true profession and overturns their definition of time. The seemingly unrelated incidents unfold to reveal an unexpected conclusion- offering a thought-provoking commentary on the paradoxical nature of both time travel and life.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Seorang pria dengan latar belakang misterius bertemu dengan perancang tanaman. Insiden yang tampaknya tidak terkait itu mengungkapkan sebuah kesimpulan yang tak terduga.

Novitiate

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Date: 
Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Time: 
13:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
English
Director: 
Maggie Betts
Duration: 
123
English synopsis: 

Set in the early 1960s and during the era of Vatican II, a young woman in training to become a nun struggles with issues of faith, the changing church and sexuality.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Ditetapkan pada awal 1960-an dan selama era Vatikan II, seorang wanita muda dalam pelatihan untuk menjadi biarawati berjuang dengan isu-isu iman, pergantian gereja dan seksualilitas.