Netflix 'Photocopier': 5 things to know about critically-acclaimed Indonesian film
The movie made its international debut in the New Currents section at the 26th Busan International Film Festival in October 2021
On January 13, 2022, Netflix will release the highly anticipated Indonesian movie titled 'Photocopier'. Sur's life is turned upside down after her drunken selfie goes viral online, costing her a scholarship. Sur is determined to learn the truth by hacking into the kids' phones with the help of her childhood friend Amin, the Xerox guy who lives and works on campus.
This Indonesian film starkly shows the dangers of what a night out could possibly be and how lasting of an effect something can have on your life.
'Photocopier', directed by Wregas Bhanuteja, had 17 nominations at the 2021 Indonesian Film Festival, including Best Film, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actor, and Best Actress. The film also competed in the New Currents section at the Busan International Film Festival.
When does 'Photocopier' release?
The movie will start streaming on Netflix on January 13, 2022.
What is 'Photocopier' all about?
The official synopsis of 'Photocopier' on Netflix reads, "When photos of her at a party cause her to lose a scholarship, a student investigates whether something devastating happened to her that night."
Who stars in the movie?
The lead role is played by Shenina Syawalita Cinnamon. She was born on February 1, 1999, in Jakarta, Indonesia. Harris Cinnamon, an Indonesian scriptwriter, film producer, and director, is her father.
Cinnamon made her acting debut in several television films, including her role as Yasmin in 'Roman Picisan: The Series'. In 2018, 'Tumbal: The Ritual' provided the opportunity to appear in feature films for the first time. Since then, her name has appeared in many high-profile films, including 'The Queen of Black Magic' in 2019. Cinnamon made her feature film debut in 2021 with 'Photocopier' for which she was nominated for the Citra Award for Best Actress at the 2021 Indonesian Film Festival.
Other star cast includes Chicco Kurniawan as Amin, Lutesha as Farah, and Jerome Kurnia as Tariq.
Wregas Bhanuteja has given the screenplay and has directed the film. The film is produced by Adhyaksa Ekatama and Ajish Dibyo, while the cinematography is by Gunnar Nimpuno.