Semai dialogue a first in local film


On location: Liew (second from left) directing Rain and Gina Wong for a scene in ‘Asli’.

IPOH: A locally produced film is the first to feature dialogue in the Semai language.

Director David Liew said that about 50% of the dialogue in Asli is in the language.

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