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A look at how two young lovers from totally different background cope with family and social pressure.

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Yasmin Ahmad

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Yasmin Ahmad
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Cast

Credited cast:
Choo Seong Ng Choo Seong Ng ... Ah Loong
Sharifah Amani Sharifah Amani ... Orked
Linus Chung Linus Chung ... Keong
Mei Ling Tan Mei Ling Tan ... Mah (Ah Loong's mother)
Ida Nerina Ida Nerina ... Mak (Orked's mother)
Harith Iskander Harith Iskander ... Abah (Orked's father)
Adibah Noor Adibah Noor ... Kak Yam
Kar Hoong Thor Kar Hoong Thor ... Pah (Ah Loong's father)
Zehan Marissa Zehan Marissa ... Lin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edmund Tan Edmund Tan ... Mobile Phone seller
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A look at how two young lovers from totally different background cope with family and social pressure.

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Taglines:

One Chinese boy, one Malay girl, one unforgettable love story

Genres:

Romance | Comedy | Drama

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Malaysia

Language:

Mandarin | Cantonese | English | Hokkien | Malay

Release Date:

24 February 2005 (Malaysia) See more »

Also Known As:

Slitty Eye See more »

Filming Locations:

Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia See more »

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Budget:

MYR 1,000,000 (estimated)
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MHz Film See more »
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Color:

Color
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Goofs

During Orked's final car ride to the airport, the view from the window passes by the same street more than once. See more »

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References A Better Tomorrow (1986) See more »

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Malaysian love story
4 April 2005 | by sumichikinsSee all my reviews

Sepet is an excellent depiction of Malaysian life and the ups and downs that come with it. Kudos to Yasmin Ahmad on this great effort. I found myself relating to almost every scene as this is exactly how it is in Malaysia. The story line of boys meets girl, and both fall in love is given a twist as both are from different races and religions. To actually see on film how the different races react to the rest is amusing. As for the cast, the most refreshing is Sharifah Amani. She's a gem - and so cute in her mannerisms, which only lends to the innocence of her character. She does a great job portraying the typical Malaysian teen who's in love. Let's hope we see more of her. This movie aims to transcend racial boundaries, and I believe it will do so. I will watch it again and again. This movie will make you laugh, cry and think.


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