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‘Bumi Manusia’ movie stills unveiled

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Jakarta  /  Fri, September 7, 2018  /  02:32 pm
‘Bumi Manusia’ movie stills unveiled

The first meeting of Minke (Iqbaal Ramadhan) and Annelies Mellema (Mawar Eva de Jongh) in 'Bumi Manusia' (This Earth of Mankind). (twitter.com/falconpictures_/File)

Following the announcement of the film adaptation of Bumi Manusia (This Earth of Mankind) in May, production company Falcon Pictures has released stills of the movie on social media.

Among the stills are the first meeting between Minke (Iqbaal Ramadhan) and Annelies Mellema (Mawar Eva de Jongh), Minke's return to Buitenzorg and a scene with Nyai Ontosoroh (Sha Ine Febriyanti) and Annelies Mellema in Buitenzorg.

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Falcon Pictures producer Frederica told tribunnews.com that the move was to show the main characters of the film.

“We also wanted to show the film’s production design, especially the set that has been modified to the Bumi Manusia period from 1890 to the 1920s,” she said.  

Directed by Hanung Bramantyo and penned by Salman Aristo, the film is based on a book by Pramoedya “Pram” Ananta Toer and scheduled to be released next year.

Bumi Manusia was the first of four books written by Pram when he was jailed on Buru Island, Maluku. (wir/kes)

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