Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts

Ottawa Premiere on August 1st! Encore screening on August 2nd!

Marlina lives quietly in Sumba, until one day a man named Markus and his gang tries to rob her house, and she kills him. Eventually, she is haunted by Markus, and her life turns in 180 degrees. Indonesian with English subtitles

Cannes – Queer Palm nominee!
AFI Fest – Audience Award nominee!
Sitges Catalonian International Film Fest – Best Actress (Marsha Timothy) winner!
Tokyo FILMeX – Best Director Grand Prize winner!
QCinema International Film Fest – Best Picture winner!

In the deserted hills of an Indonesian island, Marlina, a young widow, is attacked, raped and robbed for her cattle. To defend herself, she kills several men of the gang. Seeking justice, she goes on a journey for empowerment and redemption. But the road is long, especially when the ghost of her headless victim begins to haunt her.
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