Film Makers Urged To Produce A Movie From The Sandokan Novel
Malaysian film makers were urged to produce a movie from the famous novel ‘Sandokan’ a fictional pirate of the late 19th century, created by Italian author Emilio Salgari.
He is the protagonist of eleven adventure novels and known throughout South China Sea as “The Tiger of Malaya”.
Deputy Tourism minister Datuk Dr James Dawos Mamit said Salgari who authored the novels was very popular and proved that contents from the Malay world can be turned into rich text appreciated by international readers.
An interactive computer game, a video special, a sticker album, along with other Merchandising articles such as books, toys, shirts, bags etc are now available based on the series.