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Modern tale of love and loss


Azzad (left) and Hana Nadira (right) sharing a moment with ‘Abah’ and ‘Mak’ as Maisyarah Mazlan (centre, back) helps prop the puppets up in ‘Ingatan’ at The Star Pitt St. in Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling in George Town, Penang. — Photos: ZHAFARAN NASIB/The Star

Azzad (left) and Hana Nadira (right) sharing a moment with ‘Abah’ and ‘Mak’ as Maisyarah Mazlan (centre, back) helps prop the puppets up in ‘Ingatan’ at The Star Pitt St. in Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling in George Town, Penang. — Photos: ZHAFARAN NASIB/The Star

STARTING off with a couple who are clearing their family home and packing up the last few boxes before they leave for good, the play Ingatan strikes a chord with anyone who has lost their parents.

The husband, whose family home they are vacating, recollects memories of his parents, from the passing of his mother affectionately called ‘Mak’ after a prolonged ailment to the deteriorating mental health of his father, ‘Abah’, who had dementia.

   

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