“Impetigore” follows Maya, a down-on-her-luck young woman who learns that she may inherit a house in her ancestral village. When Maya returns to the village of her birth with her loyal best-friend, Dini, she’s unaware that the community has been trying to locate and kill her to remove the curse that has plagued the village for years. As she begins to discover the complicated reality about her past, Maya finds herself in a fight for her life.

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+++ German premiere +++

OT: Perempuan Tanah Jahanam
Director: Joko Anwar
Screenplay: Joko Anwar
Country: Indonesia, South Korea
Production: Base Entertainment, CJ Entertainment, Ivanhoe Pictures, Rapi Films
Cast: Tara Basro, Ario Bayu, Marissa Anita, Christine Hakim, Asmara Abigail, Kiki Narendra
Length: 108 min.
Language: Indonesian-Javanese OV / English subtitles
German Distzribution: /
Festivals: Sundance, Rotterdam, Gothenburg, Udine, BiFan, Sitges etc.
Awards: Citra trophies 6 prizes

“Impetigore” is Indonesia’s 2021 Oscar® Entry (“Best International Feature Film”).