‘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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