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Love Letter to the Soldier

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posted on 2023-11-08, 17:13 authored by Wensislaus FatubunWensislaus Fatubun

A letter from a Papuan woman to an Indonesian soldier who was once based in her village on the PNG-Indonesian border. Theirs was a controversial relationship but she begs him to return to meet their three-year-old daughter: “I will continue to wait for you, Samsul. I don’t care what people say.”

Place: Bupul, Merauke

Director: Wenda Tokomonowir