Tuesday, February 22, 2005

SEPET is brilliant

Yasmin... you are indeed a great story teller!!

My students and I went to TGV, at the Petronas Twin Towers yesterday to catch the premiere of SEPET, Yasmin Ahmd's latest film.

And true enough, the story was well written. That's what I was looking for -- good real script which is lacking in the world of Malaysian Films (or is it Malay films?).

There were cuts here and there, no thanks to censorship.

I think it's about time we have a rating system.

Yasmin's SEPET is about questioning why we have become so complicated when life can be simple and the very discusssion about it was cut.

For someone like me who is always on a look out for intellectually stimulating banters on screen (but unfortunately perceived as 'sensitive' when actually it's not), it was a real 'potong steam'.

Potong-potong ni to protect who? Especially the potong ones were not detrimental to 'national security'.

Itulah sahaja, sekian terima kasih.