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Leaf on a Pillow (1998)

Daun di atas bantal (original title)
The Indonesian society is seen through a middle-aged lady's eyes in her daily encounters with the street children who work and live off the harsh and sleazy world of adults.

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Sarah Azhari
Deni Christantra
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Asih
Heru
Kancil
Sugeng
Kabri Wali
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The Indonesian society is seen through a middle-aged lady's eyes in her daily encounters with the street children who work and live off the harsh and sleazy world of adults.

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A brutal street life.
22 August 1999 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

The streets of Yogjakarta in Central Java are occupied by homeless kids, attempting to survive the hopelessness of everyday life. The daily routines of three street kids are followed as they are slowly erased from the Earth's memory. Provoking stuff from a country swimming in poverty.


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