Aiman begins a job as a correctional officer in a high-security prison where execution is done by hanging. He becomes friends with Rahim, an older executioner who considers the death penalty right. Aiman is to become Rahim's apprentice, but, because of his family past, his conscience is conflicted. The remarkable psychological drama was successfully presented at the 69th Cannes IFF and was a winner at several film festivals.
Director: Junfeng Boo
Screenplay: Junfeng Boo, Raymond Phathanavirangoon
Director of Photography: Benoit Soler
Editor: Natalie Soh, Lee Chatametikool
Music: Alexander Zekke, Matthew James Kelly
Producer: Raymond Phathanavirangoon, Fran Borgia, Fong Cheng Tan
Original title: Apprentice
Country: France, Germany, Hong Kong, Qatar, Singapore
Year of production: 2016
Length (min): 96
Language: English, Malay
Subtitles: Czech, English
Section: Asijský pohled
Genre: Drama

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