BEAUTIFUL PAIN is the first Malaysian film to tackle autism. In her feature directing debut, Tunku Mona Riza delivers a quiet, compassionate look at the condition which afflicts 1 in 160 children, according to the World Health Organization. Upon learning that their only son has autism, the parent's world suddenly crumbles. With hardly any knowledge about this condition, they struggle to confront the harsh realities of raising an autistic child.
Upon the discovery that their only son Danial has autism, Alina and Razlan's world crumbles as they struggle to confront the harsh realities of raising a child disabled by a condition they hardly knew about. Razlan’s inability to accept the truth causes friction within the family, but Alina’s perseverance and maternal instinct help wade through the difficult times in raising Danial. With her sister and close friend by her side, they may have found a way to improve Danial’s quality of life until a tragic accident causes the family to re-think its strategy.
BEAUTIFUL PAIN stars:
- Namron as Razlan
- June Lojong as Alina
- Harith Haziq as Small Danial
- Izzy Reef as Big Danial
To know more about the movie, check the trailer HERE.