C&R Digital – AFTER last year, Hanung Bramantyo released movies that tells the First President of the Republic of Indonesia, Soekarno. Now, we will see the Indonesian film industry will be enliven again by national hero themed movies. This time it is “Sukarno’s professor” in terms of writing and speech, HOS Tjokroaminoto.
The film about HOS Tjokroaminoto is being worked by this country’s two professional filmmakers. This film will be directed by Garin Nugroho and produced by Christine Hakim .“HOS Tjokroaminoto was a teacher of the father of Indonesia, Sukarno, as well as several other prominent figures in the struggle for Indonesian independence,” said Erik Hidayat, a spokesman for the family of HOS Tjokroaminoto, in a press release received by C&R Digital, Monday (10/2/14).
HOS Tjokroaminoto is one of the most important historical figure owned by Indonesia. Unfortunately, the name and the story of the HOS Tjokroaminoto tends to be forgotten by the people of Indonesia, especially the younger generation .“The HOS Tjokroaminoto’s contributions for the birth and growth of Indonesia is invaluable,” he said .
The script of film, a cooperation between ‘Pick[k]lock’ production house with the HOS Tjokroaminoto Foundation is written by Ari Syarief. The plan to film it will be made later this month (February).From 1917 until 1919, HOS Tjokroaminoto become a teacher some youth who would become major figures in Indonesia with different ideologies such as Sukarno, Alimin, Kartosuwiryo and Tan Malaka. Under this discipline of HOS Tjokroaminoto, Sukarno was moved for the first time to learn a speech every night.