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The Journey

A short film about one of the biggest problems today- modern day slavery and silent trades of Asia. It follows the Customs Preventive Division in uncovering a money laundering syndicate lead by the notorious crime lord " Dollar Dass" the "Junket" also known as DD and break his criminal chain. Though this short film is fictitious, it serves as a platform in highlighting issues ranging from money laundering, smuggling of migrants, counterfeit money and how it adversely affects the economy of a country .They`re profitable commodity in the multi-billion-dollar industry of modern day slavery. The underworld calls them flesh market.

  • Jegen John Peter
  • Jegen John Peter
  • Vikadakavi Production
  • Thilageswaran
    Key Cast
    "Officer Thila"
    Assistant Director of Customs
  • Logeswaran
    Key Cast
    "Officer Varma"
    Customs officer
  • Kaviarasu
    Key Cast
    "Officer Kavi"
  • Dorai Mohan
    Key Cast
    "Officer Lenin"
  • Chandraganth
    Key Cast
    "Officer Arul"
  • Thinesh Ratnaraj
    Key Cast
  • Logeswaran.G
    Key Cast
  • Sathisvaran
    Key Cast
    "Frank Borussa"
  • Indonesian Villager
    Key Cast
    "Indonesian Villager"
  • Teneshwaran
    Key Cast
    "Con Man"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Acham Vidu Latchiyam Thodu
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Other
  • Runtime:
    19 minutes 11 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 31, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
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  • Country of Filming:
    Indonesia, Malaysia
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  • Student Project:
  • Young Cuts Accountability Film Festival (YCAFF)
    Offical Selection
  • Calcutta International Cult Film Festival
    Outstanding Achievement Award - Educational Film
  • AM Egypt Film Festival

Director Biography - Jegen John Peter

Born (8 August,1987) in State of Johor, Malaysia. Commonly known Jegen John Peter script writer, lyricist and film maker. Upon completion my post graduation Masters Degree in Transport Planning started my career as a Revenue Collection Consultant. First time involve in film making inspired by South India Film Maker Mani Ratnam. The Journey short film selected as Official Selection of year 2016 at International Accountability Film Festival, Nepal.

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Director Statement

Create Awareness and Make auditions understand the real multi-billion-dollar industry of modern day slavery used as instrument for money laundering