24.9. - 3.10.2020

Jermal Indonesia 2008 | 88 min | OV | Colour | FF 2009

Ravi Bharwani

"Jermal" is Ravi Bharwani and Rayya Makarim directing debut for cinema.

Rayya Makarim

rated for 0 + years
After the death of his mother, 12-year old Jaya is sent to live with his father, Jokhar. Jokhar works on a Jermal, a fishing platform on stilts. Jokhar, not interested in Jaya as a son, employs him to work under terrible conditions with 8 other boys. Renounced by his father and bullied by the other boys, Jaya takes fate into his own hands.
Orig. Title: Jermal
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Indonesian
Director: Ravi Bharwani, Rayya Makarim
Screenplay: Rayya Makarim
Cast: Iqbal S. Manurung, Didi Petet, Yayu A.W. Unru, Chairil A. Dalimunthe
Producer: Orlow Seunke
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Thoersi Argeswara
Director of Photography: Claire Pijman
Production Design: Budi Riyanto
Editor: Orlow Seunke
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Format: 35 mm
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Production: ECCO Films Indonesia, Jl. Gereja Theresia No. 23, (Pav), 10350 Jakarta, Indonesia, Tel: +62 21 3923738, Fax: +62 21 31900147, email:,


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