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Mirage (part of SOUTHERN WINDS)

Indonesia, 1992 (MIFF 1993)

Director: Slamet Rahardjo Djarot

Encouraged by letters promising good earnings in Djakarta a young woman sets out by train for the capital. She finds the inhuman reality of city life a bittersweet experience. Djakarta has ruined many a dream but you can keep your self respect as long as you have left it back in your home village.

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