Ahmad is a taxi driver in Jakarta. He is addicted to the sex on offer in magazines and videos, the sex he would buy if he could afford it, but which he can only experience alone in front of his television or when secretly masturbating in his taxi.
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Impressive movie by Teddy Soeriaatmadja - told in 3 chapters. Banned in Indonesia unfortunately, this is the movie to see if you live in Jakarta. The almost side by side comparison of religious teachings and nightlife reality is obviously controversial, but very interesting nonetheless. Shot beautifully with an almost documentary feel at times, it might just sway you enough to forget about Travis Bickle.