Behind the Mosquito Net

Behind the Mosquito Net (1983)

A portrait of newly married couple, Nurlela and Hasan, who have to live at the house of Nurlelas’s father. They do not have enough money to find a place of their own. Nurlela's father constantly compares Hasan negatively to his rich son-in-law Bakri (August Melasz), causes a friction between the young couple. Hasan and Nurlela fights when looking for their own way to be able to live independently. This situation makes them lie to each other, especially Hasan, who questions himself about his work and its environment. Hasan’s hard work to get off the family’s house eventually causes a misunderstanding. Nurlela almost commits suicide before the couple is able to trust each other again.

Writing:
  • Slamet Rahardjo
  • Teguh Karya
Directing:
  • Teguh Karya
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  • Views: 2
  • Release Date: 1983-01-01
  • Language: Bahasa indonesia
  • Country: ID
  • Runtime: 94
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