Langit Budak Biru

Langit Budak Biru

Abu and Nuwas are teenage roommates in a religious boarding school. While Abu is respected by his classmates for his excellent academic performance, Nuwas is often bullied by school bullies. While... More
23m Malaysia 2018
New
Subtitles
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Tags
Gay Coming-of-Age Asia Shorts

Synopsis

Abu and Nuwas are teenage roommates in a religious boarding school. While Abu is respected by his classmates for his excellent academic performance, Nuwas is often bullied by school bullies. While the two of them are very different, both of them grapple with the challenges of growing up while sharing a close secret between the two of them.

☆ A Golden Horse Awards Best Live Action Short Film​​ nominee, the film brings sexuality and religion together into a complicated mix.
☆ Inspired by a true story, this short brings attention to sensitive topics alongside important moments in history like the Yeh Yung-chih Incident.

Details

Country
Malaysia
Language
Malay
Director
Lim Kean Hian
Cast
Idan AedanMuhammad Abdul-Rahim
Awards & Selections
2019 Golden Horse Awards Best Live Action Short Film​​ Nominee, 2019 Hamburg International Queer Film Festival, 2019 Asia South East-Short Film Festival Next New Wave Award for Best Cinematography

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