Independence Day is just around the corner, with a pandemic on our shoulder, heading out of home to celebrate it can be a big risk!
Films are definitely a way to feel connected with the characters portrayed in the film. As we gear up for independence day lets take a look back at some films that will make us feel more connected to our roots!
Here are 7 films to watch on our way to Merdeka!
Here’s one that’s based on a book titled T for Teacher. Follow the journey of two English school teachers that teaches in Kedah. Following their journey they soon discover that behind the life of just classrooms and modules, their students face more challenges living in a rural area of Malaysia.
2. The Journey
A film that made headlines in 2014 as the highest grossing movie in 2014 in Malaysia. Follow the journey of a conservative Chinese father, Uncle Chuan that soon meets his son-in-law who is very oblivious to the Chinese traditions. watch them as they travel on a cross country road trip that forces them to respect each other’s cultures.
3. Ola Bola
Another local film that made headlines all over the nation! A Multicultural football team faces disagreements, that challenges them to greater heights than just scoring the winning point. Watch as they put aside their differences to secure themselves a win for the nation.
A romantic twist of faith as a Chinese VCD seller, and a Malay girl meet which explores more than just another love story but a modern reflection of racial and religious differences here in Malaysia.
5. Rise Of A Legend: Lee Chong Wei
Who could forget a local hero who tried his very best to bring home a win for our nation! Follow the film as they show how a legend like Lee Chong Wei became one of the best in the world.
A journey of a young Chong Wei living in poverty to exceeding all expectations and becoming a nation’s badminton player.
6. Paskal: The Movie
Here is one film that will give you all the patriotic feels you want!
Based on true happenings, that the Malaysian Navy team faced. Watch as our heroes guard our country against outside forces.
7. Pendekar Bujang Lapok
Here is a classic P. Ramlee film that will never disappoint!
The movie follows 3 bachelors as they learn self defence against three bullies. Watch as Ramli, Azis, and Sudi tickle your funny bone with this classic comedy.