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  • The Last Communist (2006)
  • Original title: Lelaki Komunis Terakhir
  • Country: Malaysia
  • Duration: 90 min
  • Languages: Mandarin, Malay, Cantonese, Hokkien, English & Tamil
  • Subtitles: English
  • Shooting format: minidv
  • Screening format: Digibeta
  • Distribution Contact: info@redfilms.com.my

Production Crew
Writer/Director/Producer : Amir Muhammad
Cinematographer : Albert Hue
Music : Hardesh Singh
Lyricist : Jerome Kugan
Editor : Azharr Rudin
Executive Producer : Lina Tan
Associate Producers : Naeim Ghalili and Dhojee
Pre-Production Funding : The Jan Vrijman Fund, Amsterdam

Cast
Zalila Lee .... The Singer

Festivals

  • Berlin Film Festival - Forum 2006 (World Premiere)
  • Hong Kong International Film Festival 2006
  • Singapore International Film Festival 2006
  • Buenos Aires Festival of Independent Cinema 2006
  • Hot Docs – Canadian International Documentary Festival 2006
  • Munich Documentary Film Festival 2006
  • Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2006
  • Seattle International Film Festival 2006
  • Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, USA 2006
  • Marseille International Documentary Festival, France
    2006
  • EBS International Documentary Festival, South Korea
    2006
  • CINEFAN Film Festival, New Delhi 2006
  • Santiago Festival Internacional de Cine, Chile 2006
  • Jogja NETPAC Asian Film Festival, Indonesia 2006
  • Vancouver International Film Festival 2006
  • Films from the South Festival, Norway 2006
  • London Film Festival 2006
  • Taiwan International Documentary Festival 2006
  • Stockholm International Film Festival 2006
  • Nantes Festival of 3 Continents, France 2006
  • International Documentary Festival of Amsterdam 2006
  • Cine Veritas, The Philippines 2006
  • Zagreb Human Rights Film Festival, Croatia 2006

Synopsis

A semi-musical documentary inspired by the early life and legacy of Chin Peng, exiled leader of the banned Communist Party of Malaya. Interviews with the people in the towns he lived in from birth to national independence are interspersed with specially composed songs in the mould of old-fashioned propaganda films.

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