Berak (2020)

16 October 2020 – 29 October 2020 @ Online

Synopsis

When a father takes his life, his wife grieves, his daughter wonders, and his mother laughs. Berak looks at the whimsical journey of a family dealing with mortality. Adapted from Chong Tze Chien’s award-winning Poop!, Berak stars a stellar cast of Siti Khalijah Zainal, Fir Rahman, Siti Hajar Abdul Gani, and Aidli ‘Alin’ Mosbit.⁣⁣⁣

With its humorous musings on family, love, and grief, Berak promises to speak to your heart in unexpected ways, filling it with magic, laughter, and hope. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣

Teater Ekamatra and Festival / Tokyo proudly present Berak, a theatre / film hybrid which will be streaming online from 16th October to 29th October 2020 as part of Festival / Tokyo 2020. 

The film is in Malay with English, Malay, Mandarin, and Japanese subtitles available. 

Image credits: Teater Ekamatra 

Cast: Siti Khalijah Zainal, Fir Rahman, Siti Hajar Abdul Gani, Aidli 'Alin' Mosbit 

(Source: Teater Ekamatra Facebook)


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Chong Tze Chien: Four Plays
"These four plays in Chong Tze Chien's latest collection were, in terms of their reception as stage productions, greeted with high praise, making Chong one of the most critically lauded and garlanded thespians of his generation. To Whom It May Concern was spawned of a residential fellowship at La Ma Ma in the Umbrian hill town of Spoleto in Italy. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea garnered multiple nominations at The Straits Times Life! Theatre Awards 2005 before earning
Chong Tze Chien
Published: 2011