Experiencing Interruptions?

Nyoman : What Goes Around, Comes Around

Nyoman lives with her husband Wayan and daughter Indah. There is also a girl named Ratih who lives with them by renting one of the room at their house. One day, Nyoman is suspecting her husband having an affair with Ratih. But, Nyoman tries to shrug her suspicion off for the sake of her family. Her suspicion turns out to be right when she sees and hears the affair by herself.

  • I Made Arya Wibawa Dwiputra Artana
  • I Made Arya Wibawa Dwiputra Artana
  • Esra Desvita Siagian
  • Radhaswari Ananda Pinatih
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    26 minutes
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    December 11, 2022
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    5,000 USD
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    Yes - Post-Graduate School Jakarta Institute of Art
  • Once Upon a Screen Vol. 1
    Denpasar, Bali
    January 10, 2023
    Indonesia Premiere
Director Biography - I Made Arya Wibawa Dwiputra Artana

I Made Arya Wibawa Dwiputra Artana or known as Arya Artana is a film director, writer, and editor. Arya was born in Jakarta, December 30, 1997. He earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Institut Kesenian Jakarta. Arya active in film industry since 2013, has produced many short films; fiction, documentaries, series, and video profile. His last project is short movie entitled “Nyoman” and “Taluh” was the result of funding from the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy.

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Director Statement

Cheating is a betrayal in a relationship. Especially if the affair is carried out behind a commitment that has been approved by religion and law. As a director, I see this as needing more attention. Not to get rid of it, but to realize that having an affair requires sacrifice that is completely undeserved. In this film, I was inspired by the story of my family, who experienced an affair that was even carried out on land that was supposed to be a place of refuge and to share love between families. In that incident, I saw many things sacrificed by the perpetrators of infidelity. Not only time, family, or materials—even lives—became victims in this incident.

Seeing the things that were sacrificed, for my family that's a real disgrace that must be covered. But for me, it's a lesson that I have to tell to at least make the perpetrators of the affair aware. Because for me, it's not about who's at fault. It's not the man's fault; it's not the woman's fault. For me, this is a matter of awareness in the heart about the many things that will be sacrificed.