Chu Chu Datok Merah

1963

Synopsis

Awang Janggut, a man of noble ancestry, considers working beneath him despite desperately needing the money. After convincing from his wife and his unexpected rescue of the Sheikh’s daughter, Siti, he becomes the head of security for the Sheikh’s household. Soon, he finds himself falling in love with Siti, putting his marriage at risk and setting in motion a chain of tragic events.

Director: M. Amin
Release Year: 1963
Subtitles: English
Genre: Drama
Language: Malay
Producer: -
Rating: PG
Runtime:
Production Country: Malaysia
Accession No: 2015-D-2407
Availability: library@esplanade, Lee Kong Chian Reference Library

Cast List:

  • Noordin Ahmad
  • Latiffah Omar
  • Rose Yatimah
  • A.Rahim
  • Yem Jaafar
  • Dollah Serawak
  • Rahimah Alias
  • Minah Yem
  • Mansor
  • M.Osman

Crew:

  • Executive Producer - A. Lam Shoon Kong
  • Cinematographer - Hsu Chiao Meng
  • Editor - P.V. John
  • Sound Engineer - V.G. Bhaskaran
  • Sound Engineer - Rebo Saripan
  • Sound Engineer - Wong Shaur Lee
  • Art Director - D.S. Anthony
  • Dubbing Editor - Jamil Rais
  • Assistant Directors - Yem Jaafar
  • Assistant Directors - Raheem A. Jailani
  • Cameraman - Ahmad Kabri
  • Film Editor - Ng Cheng Liat
  • Film Editor - George Peterson
  • Composer - Zubir Said
  • Screenwriter - Ali Aziz
  • Screenwriter - M.Amin
  • Choreographer - Norsiah Yem
  • Choreographer - A. Rahim
  • Set Decorator - Lim Jew Wee

Keywords:

  • Themes - infidelity, love, betrayal, supernatural
  • Subject Matter - wealth, gallantry, arrogance, domestic abuse, harrassment
  • Animals - rooster
  • Emotions - infatuation, estrangement, despair, fear
  • Items - sword, poison
  • Activities - cockfighting, fighting, drowning
  • Environment - kampong, jungle, mansion, pool
  • Relationships - husband/wife, father/daughter, master/servant
  • Eras - 1960s Malaysia