The country’s political crisis that led to the resignation of Dr Mahathir Mohamad as prime minister and the collapse of the pH does not affect the film biopic centers on the figure.
The filmmaker Yusuf Kelana said more copies of it focuses on the life story of Dr. Mahathir as the only political figure who was elected prime minister twice.
“Because of the history remains history. What has happened, we can not erase Although we can not anticipate what will happen next,” he said,
“MAHATHIR thejourney“ which began shooting on December 15 and will feature actors like Azhar Azmi as Mahathir, Fauziah Latiff (Dr. Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali), fique Hussain (Mukhriz Mahathir), Hilal Azman (Anwar Ibrahim), Dian P. Ramlee (Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail), Lisdawati (Nurul Izzah) and Qazim Nor as Sofi.
The film directed by Professor Dr Mohamad Hatta Azad Khan and Chan Wai Cheong is expected to be completed in May.
He said again, these works – which are now in the process of editing – does not touch the political scene triggered by the “step Sheraton” on 23 February, which lasted for a week and led to the appointment as Malaysia eighth prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin.
“Hence, not many changes are needed because the main plot of the movie starting from Mahathir stepped down in 2003 to be reappointed as prime minister in 2018.
” However, the final round is still under discussion, need to see what was happening after the scenario while filming to Japan to act in Hiroshima, Japan was canceled due to Covid-19, “he said.
Yusuf, who is also director of the tragedy of October, also said their challenge after this is just to get a recorded interview with Mahathir to fit in the biopic.
“We’re trying to get Dr Mahathir for the final round,” he said.
“MAHATHIR thejourney“ previously suffered a blow early when children Mahathir, Marina said that she did not get the blessing of the family.
He then explained that they first obtain the approval of the Prime Minister’s Office before making the launch of the film.