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Director: Professor Dr. Hatta Azad Khan

Producer Company: UiTM - Universiti Teknologi Mara

Language: Malay

categories: Feature Film

Genre: Drama

Classification: U - General viewing for all ages

Duration : 110 min

Release Date: 13 Nov 2008


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Synopsis
 

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 protective of Awi and Melor, Awang Lah warns Jusoh to keep away from them. Circumstances become too much for Awang Lahwayang kulit performance. and he collapses during a

 
Cast
 
Awang Lah (Main Actor/Actress)
Awi (Main Actor/Actress)
Melor (Main Actor/Actress)
Mak Cik Esah (Supporting Actor)
Pak Mail (Supporting Actor)
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Crew
 
Art Director
Art Director
Music Score
Graphic Designer
Theme Song
 
Award
 
21st Malaysian Film Festival Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Zul Huzaimy )
Anugerah Skrin 2009 Best Film Director (Professor Dr. Hatta Azad Khan)
Anugerah Skrin 2009 Best Film Actor (Eman Manan)
Anugerah Skrin 2009 Best Supporting Actor (Zul Huzaimy )
 
Award Nomination
 
21st Malaysian Film Festival Best Original Theme Song
21st Malaysian Film Festival Jury Special Award: Promoting the long forgotten heritage and culture on screen
21st Malaysian Film Festival Most Promising Actor(Wan Kenari)
21st Malaysian Film Festival Best Young Actor(Mohd Asrah Afif)
21st Malaysian Film Festival Best Young Actor(Mohd Asrah Aris)
21st Malaysian Film Festival Most Promising Actress(Mas Muharni)
21st Malaysian Film Festival Best Original Music Score (Hafiz Askiak)
21st Malaysian Film Festival Best Editor (Hafiz Kamaruzaman)
21st Malaysian Film Festival Best Original Story (Professor Dr. Hatta Azad Khan)
21st Malaysian Film Festival Best Screenplay (Professor Dr. Hatta Azad Khan)
21st Malaysian Film Festival Best Actor (Eman Manan)
21st Malaysian Film Festival Best Film-Director (Professor Dr. Hatta Azad Khan)
Anugerah Skrin 2009 Best Screenplay(Professor Dr. Hatta Azad Khan)
Anugerah Skrin 2009 Best Film Actress(Mas Muharni)
Anugerah Skrin 2009 Best Supporting Actress(Ida Nerina)
 
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