How Asian Film is Making Moves to Take Over From Hollywood1 min readReading Time: < 1 minute
When Indonesian author Jesse Q Sutanto landed a book deal for her novel, Dial A for Aunties, she hadn’t anticipated the film rights immediately being snapped up by Netflix.
The Jakarta-based author describes her debut as ‘Crazy Rich Asians meets Weekend at Bernies’.
She says the tale – about a wedding photographer who accidentally kills off her blind date and then hides the body during an Indonesian society wedding – came along at just the right time.
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