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‘Madre’: What comes around a slice of bread

  • Niken Prathivi

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sun, March 31 2013 | 02:07 pm
‘Madre’: What comes around a slice of bread

PREMIUM Vino G. Bastian (left) and Dedi Petet in Madre. (Courtesy of Mizan Production)A jar of bread dough changes the life of a laid-back surfer.

Madre, a movie adapted from a short story by Dewi Lestari, opens with full-time surfer and semi-employed Tansen (Vino G. Bastian) stood looking confused in front of the tomb of an old man called Tan Sie Gie.

Minutes later we learn that Tansen has ...