The Candidate

Synopsis

Suratmi, or he is called Ratna, is a housewife, graduate student, and management consultants in a private company. In the 2014 election, he was also a legislative candidate for the PAN (Partai Amanat Nasional). The film’s story begins in a house in West Jakarta where records familiarity Ratna and his mother. Her mother is very ill. After that, the film describes the activity of the candidate to gain sympathy of the public by visiting resident homes in the slum areas. In the midst of his struggle to gained the vote, the candidate’s mother died. Ratna was hysterical. At the same time, her volunteers have defected. They move to the other candidate. But the struggle must continues. She determined to resolve all of this political activity until “H “day. How is the end of her efforts? This film doesn’t just show politic atmosphere in development country. In this film, we will find profile of Indonesian women, feminism action, a gap vision about democracy, and humanism crisis.
The Candidate

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Published in January 2021

The Candidate

Synopsis

Suratmi, or he is called Ratna, is a housewife, graduate student, and management consultants in a private company. In the 2014 election, he was also a legislative candidate for the PAN (Partai Amanat Nasional). The film’s story begins in a house in West Jakarta where records familiarity Ratna and his mother. Her mother is very ill. After that, the film describes the activity of the candidate to gain sympathy of the public by visiting resident homes in the slum areas. In the midst of his struggle to gained the vote, the candidate’s mother died. Ratna was hysterical. At the same time, her volunteers have defected. They move to the other candidate. But the struggle must continues. She determined to resolve all of this political activity until “H “day. How is the end of her efforts? This film doesn’t just show politic atmosphere in development country. In this film, we will find profile of Indonesian women, feminism action, a gap vision about democracy, and humanism crisis.

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