Seniwati Zaiton dalam “Lela Manja” (1960)

The film is about two siblings, Lela (played by Seniwati Zaiton, as adult Lela) and her brother, Manja (played by Aziz Jaafar, as adult Manja).

They have very difficult childhood because of their abusive step mother, Dang Suri (played by the very talented Normadiah). After the murder of their father, they escape but get separated along the way.

Bat Latiff was awarded Best Child Actor at the 7th Asia Pacific Film Festival 1960 (Tokyo) for his portrayal of the young Manja.

A clip of the film:

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