The ceremony has only begun for Malaysian director Adrian Teh, best known as one of several for bringing some of the Southeast Asian region’s most notable action pictures to audiences with titles like Paskal and Wira to boast about.
His latest, The Assistant, just had its World Premiere at the 24th Udine Far East Film Festival in Italy and is currently on course to screen at the 21st Neuchâtel International Film Festival in Switzerland this July. Before then, local audiences can expect to catch the new action crime thriller beginning May 19, from Sony Pictures Malaysia, and a new trailer and poster are online as of last month.
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In the quest to avenge his family, Zafik has to watch who he can trust.
Written, directed, and produced by industry wunderkind, Adrian Teh (PASKAL: The Movie); the action-thriller “The Assistant” tells the story of Zafik (Iedil Dzuhrie) who was wrongfully imprisoned. After losing everything, he meets Feroz (Hairul Azreen) who seems to always show up at just the right time. As time goes on, will Zafik find out Feroz’s true motives?