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  • Kopi Julia (Julia’s Coffee)

    Malaysia, Singapore | 7 min | Silent, B&W | Malay Intertitles, English Subtitles | HD

    • Sharjah Biennial 2013, curated by Apichatpong Weerasethakul

    Ikram brings home his classmates to feed Julia, his blood-sucking stepmum. When Julia starts flirting with a classmate Ikram has been secretly admiring, he flies into a rage of jealousy. An adaptation from a short story by Faizal Sulaiman, Kopi Julia is a film tribute to the Malay horror films made in the 50s in Singapore.

    Julia……………… Amy Tashiana
    Ikram …………… Raimi Liandy Safari
    Rashad …………. Muhammad Ridhwan bin Rahmat

    Also starring Adeline Setiawan, Ong Szu Jie, Vicki Yang and Miu Miu

    Executive Producer Amir Muhammad
    Directed and produced by Tan Bee Thiam
    Adapted from “Kopi Julia” by Faizal Sulaiman, a short story in Kopi (published by Buku Fixi)
    Photography by Looi Wan Ping
    Edited by Liao Jiekai
    Music by Benjamin Lim Yi
    Assistant Direction: Vicki Yang
    Makeup: Colin Moy
    Casting: Wesley Leon Aroozoo
    with thanks to Stephane Lasserre, Max Lim and Sherman Ong


    Tan Bee Thiam is a filmmaker with the 13 Little Pictures film collective and the editor of Cinemas of Asia, the Journal of the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema.




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