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A moving yet funny comedy

  • Makbul Mubarak

    Contributor

Jakarta   /   Sun, September 11 2011   /  08:00 am

Every two years since 2007, a movie entitled Get Married is released in time for the Idul Fitri holiday. The latest flick — Get Married 3 — is the funniest and most sophisticated of them all.

The Get Married saga centers on Maemunah (Nirina Zubir), who has a mixed-class marriage with the rich Rendy (Fedi Nuril).

The role of Rendy has been played by three different actors. Richard Kevin and Nino Fernandez played the role in the first and the second films, respectively. Fedi Nuril, as the actor cast in this current offering, adds local taste to Get Married 3, as the two previous Rendys were half-European.

The latest story dovetails with the ending of Get Married 2, when Maemunah gave birth to triplets. A conflict emerges as Mae’s parents insist on naming their grandchildren after local, Islamic names, like Zaelani or Khaidir, while Rendy’s mom wants to name t...