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Indera

Malaysia | 2024 | Horror | 104min

Director:  Woo Ming Jin

Screenwriter: Diego Mahameru, Muz Amir

Producer: Aron Koh, Woo Ming Jin

Cinematographer: Saifudin Musa 

Editor:Wong Kai Yun, Yap Xhian Way

Production Designer:Rabbani Sujak 

Music:Phil Chapavich 

Sound:Chalermrat Kaweewattana 

Starring:Shaheizy Sam, Azira Shafinaz, Samara Kenzo Adlin Aman Ramlee

Synopsis
 

Set in the backstory of a real life 1985 standoff between villagers and the government's police forces, Indera explores a father and daughter settling in a house deep in rural Malaysia, where spirits and demons are as dangerous as guns and knives.

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Woo Ming Jin

Woo Ming Jin has the distinction of being the only Malaysian director to have his films screened in Cannes, Berlin and Venice film festivals. His first film 'Monday Morning Glory' (2005) screened at the Berlin and Locarno Film Festivals, while his second, Elephant and the Sea (2007), won awards in Torino, Cinema Digital Seoul, Portugal and Spain film festivals. Woman on Fire Looks for Water (2009) premiered at the Venice International Film Festival, and has played in Pusan, Rotterdam, Los Angeles and the Pompidou Center in Paris, among many others.

The Tiger Factory (2010), only the third film in Malaysian history to be selected to the Cannes Film Festival, premiered at the Director’s Fortnight, and won the Special Jury Mention at the Tokyo Film Festival in 2010. He has also directed commercial hits such as KL Zombie, and Zombitopia, which was launched as a Disney+ original film in South East Asia.

His most recent film, 'Stone Turtle', was selected in the main competition at Locarno International Film Festival, winning the coveted Fipresci Prize. The film is hailed by Variety as 'A Stunning Mystery That Puts a Supernatural Twist on Real- World Trauma..." (Peter Debruge, Variety). Stone Turtle is one of the most successful South East Asian films of 2022, having been sold worldwide and bought exclusively by Amazon Prime in South East Asia.

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