Marvel, a Jakarta Boy

Australia, 1974

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Episode of Series “Our Asian neighbours. Indonesia”.
A day in the life of a 14 year old boy. Marvel comes from a migrant Minangkabau family, seeking a new way of life in the busy city of Jakarta. He sells rice cakes to the taxi drivers outside the tourist hotels. His father is a middle man in a small “Pasar”.

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producer

John Morris

director

Keith Gow

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:17:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1974

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Our Asian neighbours. Indonesia

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Our Asian neighbours. Indonesia

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