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Wayang (2008)

| Drama | 2008 (Malaysia)
Master puppeteer, Awang Lah, becomes a uneasy teacher to Awi, a blind, orphaned boy, and Melor, a girl with a nasal problem. Though blind, Awi is adept at memorizing wayang kulit stories. ... See full summary »

Director:

Hatta Azad Khan

Writer:

Hatta Azad Khan (screenplay)
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2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Mohd Asrah Afif Mohd Asrah Afif
Mohd Asrah Aris Mohd Asrah Aris
Anwar Idris Anwar Idris ... Pak Mail
Wan Kenari Wan Kenari
Eman Manan Eman Manan ... Awang Lah
Zul Huzaimy Marzuki Zul Huzaimy Marzuki ... Awi
Mas Muharni Mas Muharni ... Melor
Ida Nerina Ida Nerina ... Mak Cik Esah
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Master puppeteer, Awang Lah, becomes a uneasy teacher to Awi, a blind, orphaned boy, and Melor, a girl with a nasal problem. Though blind, Awi is adept at memorizing wayang kulit stories. Melor, too, shows great skill in creating the puppets and manipulating them on the screen as Awi recites the stories. Now adult, Awi's innovative ways of telling the time-worn tales of the Ramayana is well-received by his audience but Awang Lah is not pleased. To him, the traditional wayang kulit performance are sacrosanct and must not be tampered with. Awang Lah's problems are further compounded by the antics of his cousin, Jusoh, who considers Awang Lah and his wayang kulit as heretical. Loves begins to bloom between the blind Awi and Melor. Jusoh, who has an eye for Melor, begins to throw all manner of obstacles in their path, resulting in Awi being blamed for burning down Awang Lah's wayang kulit theatre. Awang Lah confronts Jusoh when he discovers that Jusoh was the real culprit. Now strongly ... Written by Sinema Malaysia

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blind | tradition | puppetry | malaysia | See All (4) »

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Country:

Malaysia

Language:

Malay

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2008 (Malaysia) See more »

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Budget:

MYR 600,000 (estimated)
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