Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash


Ajo Kawir is a fighter who fears nothing, not even death. His raging urge to fight is driven by a secret — his impotence. When he crosses paths with a tough female fighter named Iteung, Ajo gets beaten, and he falls in love.

Screenplay: Edwin, Eka Kurniawan

Cinematography: Akiko Ashizawa

Editing: Lee Chatametikool

Cast: Marthino Lio, Ladya Cheryl

Producer: Meiske Taurisia, Muhammad Zaidy

Production: PALARI FILMS


Born in Indonesia, in 1978. His short film “Kara, the Daughter of a Tree” (2005) premiered in the Director’s Fortnight section at Cannes Film Festival in 2005, and his first feature, “Blind Pig Who Wants to Fly” (2008), received a FIPRESCI Award at International Film Festival Rotterdam in 2009. His second feature, “Postcards from the Zoo” (2012), was in competition at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2012.

MENA Premiere

Indonesia, Singapore, Germany

Fiction, 2021, Color, 114 min

Film Information