Duh. What'd you expect?
"How do I even know what I want? But that doesn't mean our future is bleak."
— Yuni (Arawinda Kirana)
Ok, where do I begin? Wow, Yuni. A very honest and powerful piece of coming-of-age and women empowerment for every women in the whole world. Not pretentious, down to earth, and made straight from the heart.
Yuni is set in rural Indonesia in which the system as if told us that marriage is like, the number one shortcut for everything.…
I do definitely had hopes for this one. Specifically because I love Joko Anwar's works pre-Satan Slaves (and also Satan Slaves itself). The dude also has this perfect branding and persona that he oftenly shapes and shares on social media. Whether his views on politics, religions, social, culture, and even obsessions of the unknown. His past works oftenly reflects his persona and audiences who watched them can feel the love and passion that he put in his films.