Film Review – Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts (2018)
After debuting at Cannes in the Directors’ Fortnight section (for independent film), Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts immediately became a crowd favorite. Combining elements of feminism and old-time Westerns through the Indonesian lens, Marlina in Four Acts is easily one of the more unique films to come to theaters in 2018 (or 2017 depending on your country), accented by its obvious four act structure.
The review above is spoiler free.
Directed By: Mouly Surya
Written By: Rama Adi, Garin Nugroho, Mouly Surya
Starring: Egy Fedly, Dea Panendra, Yoga Pratama, Haydar Salishz, Marsha Timothy
Marlina lives quietly in Sumba until one day a man named Markus and his gang tries to rob her house and she kills him. Eventually, she is haunted by Markus, and her life turns in 180 degrees.
To watch more content from director Richard Keaney, check out his YouTube channel FilMyWatchlist by clicking here.
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