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Cin(T)a: the beauty of pluralism

  • Rizka Agustina

    Contributor

Jakarta   /   Sun, August 30 2009   /  11:55 am

Cina and Annisa love God and God loves them both. But Cina and Annisa cannot love each other because they call God by different names. The word cinta in Indonesian means love. Cin(T)a is about Cina, Tuhan (God) and Annisa and the their love triangle. The official website of Cin(T)a, www.godisadirector.com says that "God is the most unpredictable character. Everybody tries to describe Him, everybody thinks they know Him, every artist has tried to picture Him, but nothing is really like Him - or Her." Director Sammaria Simmanjuntak said that she "wants to find God" with the movie. Cina is an 18-year-old Catholic, who was born in Tapanuli, North Sumatra. Annisa is a 24-year-old Javanese Muslim. They are both studying architecture at a university in Bandung. Cina and Annisa love each other, but their age (Annisa is 6-years older than Cina), different ethnicity and, most o...