In the deserted hills of an Indonesian island, Marlina, a young widow, is attacked 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.
Mouly Surya pioneers a new genre, creating a surprising feminist western carried in the vast landscapes of rural Indonesia and dominated by the strong figure of the protagonist, capable of rebellion against the brutality of male universe.
Avec le soutien du Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée et du programme Europe Créative – MEDIA