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Tiger Stripes

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April 19, 2024

DIRECTOR:

Amanda Nell Eu

FILM TYPE:

Feature

SYNOPSIS

The first amongst her friends to hit puberty, Zaffan, 12, discovers a terrifying secret about her body. Ostracized by her community, Zaffan fights back, learning that to be free she must embrace the body she feared, emerging as a proud, strong woman.


DIRECTOR BIO

Born on November 26th, 1985 in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

Amanda graduated from the London Film School. Her short film It's Easier to Raise Cattle premiered in competition at the Venice International Film Festival and received a Special Mention at the International Short Film Festival Clermont-Ferrand. Amanda is an alumni of the Berlinale Talent Campus and Locarno Filmmakers Academy. In her work, she explores the female body and identity within the cultural context of Southeast Asia. Tiger Stripes is her debut feature film.


Grand Jury Prize Winner  – 2023 Cannes Critics Week

Rated 100% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes

Eastern PA PREMIERE


PLAY TRAILER

Year:

2023

Runtime:

95 Min

Language:

Malay

Country:

Malaysia

Premiere:

Eastern PA

Director:

Amanda Nell Eu

Executive Producer:

Producer:

Foo Fei Ling, Fran Borgia, Juliette Lepoutre, Pierre Menahem, Jonas Weydemann, Ellen Havenith, Fei Ling Foo, Patrick Mao Huang, Yulia Evina Bhara

Writer:

Amanda Nell Eu

Cinematographer:

Jimmy Gimferrer

Editor:

Carlo Francisco Manatad

Cast:

Zafreen Zairizal, Deena Ezral, Piqa, Shaheizy Sam, June Lojong, Khairunazwan Rodzy, Fatimah Abu Bakar

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