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Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts
Directed by Mouly Surya • 2017 • Indonesia
Starring Marsha Timothy, Tumpal Tampubolon, Egy Fedly
In the deserted hills of an Indonesian island, Marlina (Marsha Timothy), a young widow, is attacked and robbed of all her livestock by a gang of seven bandits. She then defends herself, setting out on a journey to find justice, empowerment, retribution, and redemption. But the road is long, especially when she begins to be haunted by the ghost of her victim. A stunning widescreen western set to a Ennio Morricone–inspired score, this unique, ravishingly shot feminist revenge tale takes no prisoners as it hurtles toward its startling climax.