Tiger Stripes


Tiger Stripes

Amanda Nell EuMalaysia – 2023

Zaffan (12) struggles with puberty, discovering a terrifying secret about her physical self. Her failed attempts to conceal the inevitable lead her friends to find out who she really is, and they attack her. As Zaffan is further provoked by her own community, she soon learns that embracing her true self is the only answer to her freedom.

Original Title Tiger Stripes
German Title Tiger Stripes
French Title Tiger Stripes
Other Titles Tiger Stripes
Directed by Amanda Nell Eu
Country Malaysia
Available Formats
Screenplay Amanda Nell Eu
Film Editing Carlo Francisco Manatad
Soundtrack Gabber Modus Operandi
Cinematography Jimmy Gimferrer
Sound Lim Ting Li
Décors Sharon Chin
Costumes Sharon Chin
Production Ghost Grrrl Pictures
Runtime 95 Min.
Language Malayisch/d/f
Shaheizy Sam Dr. Rahim
Piqa Mariam
Deena Ezral Farah
Zafreen Zairizal Zaffan
Jun Lojong Zaffans Mutter
Khairunazwan Rodzy Zaffans Vater
Fatimah Abu Bakar Schulleiterin

Film Festival Cannes 2023
Grand Prix Semaine de la Critique

«A well-observed, fiercely female-centred coming-of-age drama.» Screen International


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