Bali-born writer/director Soma Helmi is at the forefront of a new hopeful step toward bringing supernatural thrills to AAPI audiences following the production of her latest short, The Angkasa Legacy. The official trailer launched on Thursday which you can view above, as the short proof-of-concept readies its online release following a yearlong effort with crowdfunding last summer, and post-production currently underway.
Josh, a young man still recovering from his sister’s death, reluctantly joins a weekend getaway at his friend Michelle’s house. The weekend unravels awkwardly as Josh navigates his secret feelings for Michelle and her possessive boyfriend, Mike. To make matters worse, at night, a strange Indonesian woman visits him in his dreams, forcing Josh to question his own grip on reality. It all comes to a head when Josh finds Michelle floating face down in the pool and can’t resuscitate her. Overwhelmed with the loss of his unrequited love, Josh unleashes a massive pulse of energy that takes him on a new and unexpected path.
The cast is led by Buffalo Boys star Yoshi Sudarso, along with Lulu Antariksa, Miki Ishikawa, Peter Sudarso, Simmi Singh and Tania Gunadi. Peep the trailer above and hit up the embed below to follow the project’s progress.