Kolumpo, a collective feature film.
The heart of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur also known to Malaysians as KL or Kolumpo is one of the most mixed and diversified cities in the world. Immortalised though visual interpretations on screen in hundreds of ways through movies, three young and brilliant filmmakers from around the country brings to you the original production of Kolumpo.
Directed by Sheikh Munasar, Rozi Izma and Bront Palarae, Kolumpo invites everyone into the intimate lives of KLites as they struggle, strive, search for hopes and dreams and enjoy the happiness that comes with achieving their goals. Kolumpo is a collection of three multi-lingual short stories in a film with each segment running for thirty minutes.
The film will feature an all-star cast that includes Sharifah Amani, Azad Jasmin, Ruminah Sidek, Shoffi Jikan, Nell Ng, Mano Maniam, Sabri Yunos, Amerul Affendi, Azhan Rani, Along Eyzendy. Kolumpo will also feature cameo appearances by Farid Kamil, Remy Ishak, Sarah Ali, Ho Yuhang, Dain Said, Chew Kin Wah, Kumaresan, Adibah Noor and Bront Palarae.
To give you a bigger idea of what Kolumpo is about, the synopsis of the movie is as follows:
Taking audiences from Central Market to KLCC to Setapak, the story tells a story of hope and dreams through the diversity of Kuala Lumpur itself. Kolumpu sees an Indian immigrant worker who just arrives in town to work only to find the company that offered him the job had gone bankrupt. Saved by a local restaurant operator, he begins his journey in the city as a illegal immigrant worker. In Setapak on the other hand, a young girl finds herself spending a whole afternoon helping a stranger as she is avoiding calls from her mother and in Ampang, a young man meets a cute stranger at the LRT Station after they both missed the last night train. The young man, who’s never dated in his life finds this moment to be one that is life defining as it is his only hope to get a glimpse of love.
Kolumpo is your guide to one of the most beautiful cities in the world. More information about the film is as follows:
In cinemas : December 5th, 2013 (Thursday)
Running time : 92 minutes
Classification : PG13
Language : Malay, English, Cantonese, Tamil
Country : Malaysia
Year : 2013
Check out the official movie trailer here!