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Battle of Surabaya will be Screened in Japan
The Battle of Surabaya, animation film produced by MSV Pictures, has been shortlisted for another international film festival. Successfully won the best feature animation movie at the International Cartoon and Animation Festival (SICAF) 2016 and nine other awards since 2013, the film released internationally with the title November 10th is going to take part in New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 2016. This 2D animation-movie will be set to screen together with other acclaimed movies like Paprika, The Wind Rises and Tiger & Bunny that will be held on 3-6 November 2016 in New Chitose Airport, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan.
Set during the November war in Surabaya, this film tells about the adventure of a local boy called Musa, a shoe polisher, that later becomes a currier for local people and society soldiers. He and his friend, Yumna, are trapped in the war which is an important event for the history of Indonesia. The Battle of Surabaya was released on 20th August 2015 to celebrate 70th Indonesia independence day. It tries to convey the messages how the freedom fighters showed their patriotism and gave supreme sacrifice to take their freedom back from the Dutch because there is no glory in war.