Orked is 10, Mukhsin is 12. They meet during one school holiday and quickly become best of friends. They play together, hang out together and soon…
Winner, Best Children’s Feature Film, 2007
Based on the story of the real life struggle of a boy named Denias, who came from a small village at Jayawijaya Mountain in Western Papua Island and now has a scholarship to attend senior high school in Darwin, Australia. This story, shot authentically against the real backdrop of Papua Island, reveals the beauty and hardship of emotions between spirit, dream and reality, humour and sadness, freedom and regret, enemy and friendship, revenge and forgiveness, efforts and result.
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