International Day of the Girl Child, Here are 5 Films that Tell the Stories of Girls
International Girls’ Day is celebrated because there are still many restrictions on girls’ rights that give rise to gender inequality.
So, on the occasion of International, here are recommendations for films where girls are the main characters.
For more details, below summarizes films that raise issues about girls.
1. Sherina’s Adventure
The film Sherina’s Adventure became a legendary and popular film in its time.
Released in 2000, the film Adventure Sherina carries the adventure drama genre.
This film, produced by the production house Miles Production, tells the story of the adventures of a small child named Sherina (Sherina Munaf) and her best friend, Sadam (Derby Romero).
This film, directed by Riri Riza, begins with Sherina, a little girl who is active and has many friends.
Sherina, who originally lived in Jakarta, had to move to Bandung because of her father’s job.
One day, Sherina and Sadam were involved in a kidnapping case.
So, how does the story continue? Watch only on Netflix.
Next there is the film Matilda which tells the story of a girl named Matilda (Mara Wilson).
Matilda is a child who is known to be genius, independent, and has a hobby of reading books.
Unfortunately, Matilda often gets bad treatment from her own family.
Matilda’s parents often considered her a strange person.
3. Go to the beach
Next there is the film Kulari ke Pantai which also tells the story of a girl named Sam (Maisha Kanna).
Sam and his mother, Uci (Marsha Timothy) plan to go on holiday from Jakarta to Banyuwangi.
For one reason or another, Happy (Lil’li Latisha), who is also Sam’s cousin, goes on holiday.
Sam and Happy are two children with different characters.
During their holiday trips, they were also often involved in children’s fights.
What’s the complete story? Watch the film Kulari to the Beach on Netflix.
4. Mama Mia!
The relationship between mother and daughter is also something that is highlighted in the film Mamma Mia!
The story tells of Sophie (Amanda Seyfriend) who finds out the identity of her father.
But in the end, this film explains a lot about Sophie’s relationship with her mother, Donna (Meryl Streep).
Apart from the beautiful scenery in Greece, you can also enjoy songs from the group ABBA.
Oh yes, this film has a sequel entitled Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018).
Finally, there is the film Lady Bird which also tells the story of a girl.
The film Lady Bird tells about the life of a teenage girl named Christine ‘Lady Bird’ McPherson (Saorise Ronan).
Not only her life as a teenager, the dynamics of the relationship between Christine and her mother, Marion (Laurie Metcalf) are also the plot of this story.
So friends, so which one do you want to watch first and visit us?