istirahatlah kata-kata

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‘Istirahatlah Kata-Kata’ or its international title ‘Solo, Solitude’, a story tells about a missing poet, Wiji Tukul. Whose words are often yelled proudly by the crowd during political protests. He who was forced to leave his family after being targeted by the government following anti-Suharto, pro-democracy protests in July 1997. In May 1998, Wiji Thukul is declared missing, a month before Suharto is deposed by his own people.

The movie was screened for the first time in Locarno International Film Festival, Locarno, Swiss. Yosep Anggi Noen as a director, he mentioned that it will be screened into Indonesia movie scene soon.

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tiga dara 4k


Usmar Ismail’s Tiga Dara is my all time favorite movie since I was a kid. The last time in 2012, I had a chance to re-watched this movie in Museum Bank Mandiri for ‘Lajar Tanjep’ which’s held by Ade Poernama. That time, the quality of the film was pretty bad, it got scratch everywhere, dirty, and dust. The sound was awful.

Few months later on June 2012, Lewat Djam Malam, another Usmar Ismail’s masterpiece got an opportunity to be screened in cinemas after a year restoration process in Laboratorium L’Immagine Ritrovata, Bologna, Italia. I wished Tiga Dara would also have a chance one day.

In 2015, my wish came true, ‘Tiga Dara’ won a golden ticket to get restorated at the same laboratory with its brother ‘Lewat Djam Malam’. After 17 months process, the movie finally has been screened start from few days ago on 11 August 2016 in cinemas.

The 4k quality is fantastic, it’s pretty clear and clean, the sound’s amazing. I can see all my favorite scenes clearly. Can’t wait for the Blu-ray DVDs released on next year.

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yellow magic carnival

Enjoy every moment, expect nothing, appreciate everything, and listen Tin Pan Alley🙂

kikagaku moyo


Kikagaku Moyo are a psychedelic rock band from Tokyo, Japan. The band’s name translates to “geometric patterns”. Founded in the summer of 2012 by Go Kurosawa and Tomo Katsurada.


my mango waffle nights

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Somehow my mango waffle with vanilla ice cream I just ate, brought me to Wong Kar Wai’s ‘My Blueberry Nights’ last scene. The one I keep coming back to because the entire film is meant to come up to this point. The kiss scene. The cuts to the blueberry pie with melting ice cream. Love found. Life accepted.

terang bulan


“Yes, it’s the guitar, but not always as we know it. Some of the instruments here are homemade, occasionally fantastic interpretations of the idea of a guitar, while others are the real thing. Either way, it’s the music that captivates, whether it’s “Stambul Naturil,” a surprising song that sounds as if it’s been plucked directly from Appalachia, or a tune that’s zoomed in from another planet like “Kolo Kot Matani.” What it illustrates perfectly is the global ubiquity of the guitar, and this often not only challenges our assumptions about the way it can be played, but offers a fascinating insight into music from the many places that make up Indonesia. It’s a record that continually defies preconceptions, throwing the listener firmly and uncompromisingly into another culture. “Sungguh Terpaksa” is almost primitive rock, and “Langgam Di Bawar Bulan Purnama” carries strong, lyrical echoes of Hawaii.”

If you want unusual lullaby to serenade your sleep, this album from Smithsonian Folkway Recording Label will give you romantic and even a little cheesy lyrical of love. sweet to listen at night under the moonshine.

you can get this album at iTunes store;

samurai noodles

a badass instant noodle ad with amazing drawing skill. it’s so pretty❤


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