Screen can unveil the first trailer for Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash, which will world premiere in the international competition at the Locarno Film Festival (August 4-14).
From Indonesian director Edwin, it stars Marthino Lio as a fighter driven to rage by his secret impotence. He has a chance to finally find happiness when he falls in love with a tough female fighter, played by Ladya Cheryl.
Edwin’s previous films include Blind Pig Who Wants To Fly, which premiered at Rotterdam in 2009, and Berlin 2012 competition title Postcards From The Zoo.
Vengeance is Mine, All Others Pay Cash has also been selected for Toronto’s contemporary world cinema strand. It is written by Edwin and Eka Kurniawan, based on Kurniawan’s novel of the same name, and produced by Palari Films.
The Match Factory is handling world sales.