CEX is a joint arts and culture initiative between Singapore and Malaysia that aims to serve as the premier exchange platform between the arts and creative communities of both countries.
Presented By : DMR Productions and The Old Parliament House Limited
Venue Supporter: The Arts House
Director: Yasmin Ahmad
90 minutes; Malay with English subtitles
Rabun, which translates to “blurry eyed”, was made after Yasmin’s father fell ill and became partially blind after contracting diabetes. It tells a story about a free-spirited older couple, Pak Atan and Mak Inom who decide to spend more time in the country after getting tired of city life. But they find that life in the old village isn’t a good thing when they get cheated by a distant relative, Yem, out of some money. They cut him off and Yem plots revenge. Meanwhile, in the city, the couple’s daughter Orked is being wooed by a young gentleman, Yasin.
Rabun is Yasmin Ahmad’s first telemovie and till now, has never been released on the big screen. Her other films include Sepet, Gubra, Mukhsin, Muallaf and Talentime.