A documentary that was commissioned by Al-Jazeera for their "Witness" series. A touching coming-of-age story of twin sisters born in the Red-Light District of Kuala Lumpur who try to change their lives for the better.
Ida is a young woman trying to survive in Chow Kit, which is also known as Kuala Lumpur's red light district. She is about to turn 18 and is concerned about the welfare of her twin sister, her mother and her future.
The pressure of poverty, drugs and position surround her but she sets her hopes on a united family, work and love. This charming, coming-of-age film follows her steps into adulthood through all the complications of her young life.
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Director: Justin Ong
Cinematographer: Khairun Lamb
Producer: Aminda Faradilla
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