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Jakarta Post

Putrama Tuta: An icon in the making

  • Indah Setiawati

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sun, April 10 2011   /  08:00 am

Courtesy of 700 PicturesSome seek instant success and take shortcuts to get to the top. Young filmmaker Putrama Tuta prefers to take things one step at a time, believing good things come only from hard work.

Three years ago, Putrama Tuta announced the comeback of Catatan Si Boy (Boy’s Diary), a popular flick in the 1980s.

Since then, there have been questions about the drawn out filmmaking process, but they failed to discourage him, believing the right process was needed to produce good work.

“If I need more time to make this film better, I will take the time,” said the film’s producer and director.

“And then, if the result is not as perfect as we wanted it to be, at least we know that we have done our best, our craziest effort possible,” said Tuta, as his friends call him, in an interview at his office in 700 Pictures workshop in Kemang, South ...