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Critically Acclaimed Malaysian Crime Thriller ‘Fly by Night’ Lands On Netflix

22 August 2019

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Critically Acclaimed Malaysian Crime Thriller ‘Fly by Night’ Lands On Netflix

If you missed out on Malaysian film Fly by Night in the cinema circuit, the movie which drew rave reviews around the world begins its run on streaming giant Netflix beginning today.

The film made it to seven international festivals including the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, New York Asian Film Festival, Macau International Film Festival And Awards and Busan International Film Festival.

Although the film only survived seven days in Malaysian cinemas, director Zahir Omar said now is the chance for viewers to watch it at their own convenience.

“I’m so stoked to be able to share Fly by Night with Malaysians. The cast and crew put in their best, so again hats off to them,” he told Malay Mail today.

“For those who watched Fly by Night and want to watch it again, as well as those that missed the chance to catch it in cinemas, here it is, right in your living room.

The film tells the story of two brothers moonlighting as taxi drivers whose plans to extort a wealthy passenger go awry.

Actor Bront Palarae who stars in the film as Inspector Kamal said in a statement he was delighted that the film was now on the streaming platform.

“It’s a story that we wanted to share with the world. We had a good run at various film festivals and can’t wait to see the response of audiences from different parts of the world.

“And to the Malaysians who missed our theatrical run earlier this year, this is a perfect opportunity to catch the film,” said Bront.

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Photo credit: Malay Mail

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