05 Nov '14, 10am

Another review of "Banting". Out now in limited theatres. #bantingfilm

Another review of "Banting". Out now in limited theatres. #bantingfilm

The feature film ‘Banting ’, covered in our ‘Definitive Guide to New Singapore Films 2014 ’ , is finally here in Singapore cinemas. Helmed by veteran scriptwriter and TV director M Raihan Halim, ‘Banting’ is one of the very first Malay feature films to be made in Singapore in many years, together with Sanif Olek ’s Oscar-shortlisted ‘Sayang Disayang ’. The last time in recent memory that a major Malay language motion picture was produced here was likely during the golden age of P Ramlee films back in the 1950s and 1960s. Even though MediaCorp Suria channel has been broadcasting Malay TV drama and content for years, it feels like a refreshing novelty to watch a contemporary local Malay film on the big screen, and ‘Banting’ is a fun and entertaining movie to watch. A TEEN GIRL’S SECRET The story premise of ‘Banting’ asks the fundamental question: “Can a Muslim girl do everyt...

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