Try the chilling trailer for Malaysian film Tiger Stripes

The unnerving first trailer for Tiger Stripes has been launched forward of its premiere on the Cannes Movie Pageant later this month.

Directed by Amanda Nell Eu, Tiger Stripes tells the story of 12 yr previous Zaffan, who begins to expertise sudden and horrifying adjustments in her physique alongside the consequences of puberty.

The trailer for Tiger Stripes – out there under – comes forward of the movie’s screening on the Cannes Movie Pageant in its Critics’ Week part later this month.


Eu stated of Tiger Stripes in a press release to Selection: “This comes from my darkish humorousness. Individuals at all times label younger women as little monsters. They are saying that teenage women are emotional or loopy or hysterical. So, my pondering was ‘why don’t I inform a narrative a couple of younger lady who truly does flip right into a monster’ and let me present you what a monster is. It’s a metaphor and a style movie.”

“So, it has couple of labels. However I feel that’s what makes it fairly enjoyable and thrilling. Hopefully we will attain a younger viewers that that may relate to it [immediately]. However I additionally consider folks a bit older can relate to it and keep in mind what it was like after they have been youthful or perhaps even what they’re going by proper now of their grownup life.”

“I feel it’s fairly common expertise the place folks generally really feel like they’re being labelled as a monster. [But] let’s embrace that, have a good time it and be pleased with ourselves.”

The movie’s screening will mark the primary time a feminine director from Malaysia is being chosen to current their movie on the iconic movie competition. It additionally marks director Amanda Nell Eu’s debut function movie, and is the general fourth Malaysian movie to display at Cannes in historical past.

Previous Malaysian movies which have screened at Cannes embrace U-Wei Saar’s Kaki Bakar (1995), Chris Chong Can Fui’s Karaoke (2009) and The Tiger Manufacturing facility (2010) by Woo Ming Jin.