Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts

Release Date: June 22nd, 2018

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

When a young widow is raped and and her cattle are stolen, she fights back and kills several of her attackers. She embarks on a journey of redemption and empowerment, but the ghost of one of the men she killed returns to haunt her.

Cast: Marsha Timothy, Egy Fedly, Dea Panendra, Yoga Pratama, Haydar Salishz

Director: Mouly Surya

Genres: Thriller , Drama

Production Co: Icarus Films, Cinesurya Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Lisa NesselsonScreen International

    A thoroughly enjoyable, visually ravishing feminist Western played out in the widescreen vistas of rural Indonesia, Marlina The Murderer In Four Acts weaves basic elements into a tale worth telling splendidly accompanied by a sit-up-and-take-notice musical score. show more

  • 100
    Kate TaylorThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Director Mouly Surya’s unwavering conviction in her material (co-written with Rama Adi and Garin Nugroho) and her star – Marsha Timothy plays Marlina as fearful and indignant but ever composed – create a film that is simultaneously charming and grisly. show more

  • 90
    Boyd van HoeijThe Hollywood Reporter

    At once an enjoyable genre ride and a feminist art house story, Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts might send some heads rolling but has its own head firmly on its shoulders. show more

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