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'Laskar Pelangi': The audacity of hope

  • Iwan Seti

    Contributor

Jakarta | Sun, September 7 2008 | 09:47 am

PREMIUM Here is a movie adapted from a best-selling Indonesian novel. It took 40 days of filming on Belitong Island, Bangka-Belitung province, involving 12 local actors, and reportedly cost Rp 8 Billion. With all the efforts of transforming Laskar Pelangi (Rainbow Warrior) into a moving picture, will it satisfy readers' imaginations? Laskar Pelangi, the novel, was written by Andrea Hirata in 2005...

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