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Pulang (2018)

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PULANG is about a man from a village who sails around the world hoping for riches as his wife waits for his promised return for - 61 years.

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Kabir Bhatia
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Cast

Credited cast:
Remy Ishak Remy Ishak ... Othman
Puteri Aishah Puteri Aishah ... Thom
Alvin Wong Alvin Wong ... Lum
Azrel Ismail Azrel Ismail ... Omar
Erwin Dawson Erwin Dawson ... Ahmad
Juliana Evans Juliana Evans ... Alia
Jalaluddin Hassan Jalaluddin Hassan ... Omar (50s)
Rahim Razali Rahim Razali ... Jamil (90s)
Sherry Al Jeffry Sherry Al Jeffry ... Thom (70s)
Aida Khalida Aida Khalida ... Jaybah
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Idan Aedan Idan Aedan ... Omar 11 years (as Shahidan Abdullah)
Akmal Ahmad Akmal Ahmad ... Karim
Nur Akhtar Mohamad Amin Nur Akhtar Mohamad Amin ... Salmah
Iman Haidar Iman Haidar ... Omar 6 years
Syazuwan Hassan Syazuwan Hassan ... Cikgu Hassan
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Storyline

In the 1940s, Malays were world-renowned for their seafaring skills. Being of Bugis descent, they navigated the sea with natural ease and were often the favored seamen for international shipping lines. Pulang tells the story of one such sailor. Othman, a fisherman from a small village in Malacca, leaves his family behind to sail the world, with hopes to return home one day with worldly riches and deserved pride. After decades at sea, however, his low wages as a deckhand leaves him disillusioned. He contemplates returning home to his family but ended up settling down in Liverpool, England. 60 years later, his grandson, Ahmad, journeys halfway across the world in search of his grandfather. Inspired by true events, Pulang tells the story of two men who yearn to find the only place they belong: HOME. Written by Primeworks Studios

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Country:

Malaysia

Language:

Malay | English

Release Date:

26 July 2018 (Malaysia) See more »

Also Known As:

Pulang: Regresa a casa See more »

Filming Locations:

Terengganu, Malaysia See more »

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Budget:

MYR6,000,000 (estimated)
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Color (HD)

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2.35 : 1
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Primeworks Studios' biggest film production in terms of scale and budget. See more »

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Layarlah Kembali
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Good effort
5 August 2018 | by lizma-02967See all my reviews

Got to hand it to the people behind this effort for the special effects, namely CGI, to recreate some scenes from the 40s during the war. Pretty nifty actually though slightly unrealistic at some points. It helped a lot to have the CGI as the story itself is really not above the level of the daily soaps seen on tv. Serious movie goers might not be satisfied in my opinion.


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