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Memories of My Body (2018)

Kucumbu Tubuh Indahku (original title)
A pre-teen boy who abandoned by his father joins a Lengger dance center where men assume feminine appearances, but the political and social upheaval in Indonesia forces him to move away and meet with remarkable people on his journey.

Director:

Garin Nugroho

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Garin Nugroho
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Muhammad Khan Muhammad Khan ... Juno
Raditya Evandra Raditya Evandra ... Juno (as a child)
Rianto Rianto ... The Dancer
Sujiwo Tejo Sujiwo Tejo ... Lengger Instructor
T. Rifnu Wikana T. Rifnu Wikana ... The Regent
Randy Pangalila Randy Pangalila ... The Boxer
Whani Darmawan Whani Darmawan ... Warok (Troupe Leader)
Dorothea Quin Haryati Dorothea Quin Haryati ... The Regent's Wife
Endah Laras Endah Laras ... Juno's Aunt
Mbok Tun Mbok Tun ... Lengger Housemother
Cahwati Sugiarto Cahwati Sugiarto ... Singer at the Regent's Mansion (as Cahwati)
Fajar Suharno Fajar Suharno ... Juno's Uncle
Windarti Windarti ... Dance Teacher
Anneke Fitriani Anneke Fitriani ... Regent's Servant
Anja Lilani Ariella Anja Lilani Ariella ... Arum
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In Center Java Juno, a pre-teen abandoned by his father, joins a Lengger dance centre where men assume feminine appearances but the political and social upheaval in Indonesia forces him on the road, meeting remarkable people on his journey. Written by Keith Simanton

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A sensual, dance-filled journey of self-discovery.

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The screening of this film in Bandar Lampung, Lampung on Tuesday (12/11/2019) had to be stopped because of the Islamic Extrimist protesting when the film has only been running for half an hour, forcing the audience to get out of the theater. See more »

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Garin! You're son of a God!
13 February 2020 | by azkaelfaatihSee all my reviews

Memories of My Body is Opera Jawa's easier-to-understand-and-more-meaningful-life version


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Release Date:

18 April 2019 (Indonesia) See more »

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