Orang Itu

Orang Itu tells the tale of Mawar, an elderly mother who is on a mission to reconcile with her past. She visits a city she hasn’t been to in thirty years and finds herself in a dilemma with a prejudiced restaurant owner, who’s life she becomes entangled with from that moment on.

  • Low Ngai Yuen
    Trio & a Bed, 5 Jingga, High Times (Kasut Tumit Tinggi), Geng_Bas_Sekolah, Visits: Hungry Ghost Anthology (segment "1413")
  • Sofea Jane
    Key Cast
    "Makcik Mawar"
    Cuak, Chicken
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  • Runtime:
    1 hour 55 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    October 1, 2018
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  • Language:
    Chinese, English, Malay
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Distribution Information
  • Primeworks Distribution
    Country: Malaysia
    Rights: All Rights, Internet, Video on Demand, Pay Per View, Hotel, Airline, Ship, Theatrical, Video / Disc, Free TV, Paid TV, Console / Handheld Device
Director Biography - Low Ngai Yuen

Low Ngai Yuen has produced and co-presented a number of critically acclaimed short film anthologies and feature films, such as Ikal Mayang (premiered at Busan International Film Festival 2013), Take Me to Dinner (Best Non-Malay Film and Most Promising New Director nominations at Malaysia Film Festival 2015), and Cuak (multiple nominations at FFM 2015, including Best Non-Malay Film).

She also produced and directed Orang Itu, a yet-to-released feature film starring Sofia Jane, Carmen Soo and K.K. Wong, which received critical acclaims from former Media Prima chairman and veteran journalist, Tan Sri Johan Jaafar, who calls it “one of the best things that has happened to Malaysian cinema of late”, after a private screening in late 2018.

She received Women Weekly’s Great Women of Our Time 2012 award as well as ntv7’s Bella Creative Award 2013 for her contribution to the creative industry. She’s also named Tokoh Wanita Muda 2015, a prestigious award presented by Her Majesty, the former Queen during the National Council of Women’s Organizations’ celebration of National Women's Day.

The former Director of Marketing and Communications of Carrefour Malaysia and Singapore, she’s also the President of Kakiseni and founder of WOMEN:girls, a not-for-profit and cause-driven organisation to drive higher share of women’s voice.

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