Tiger Stripes

Energetic coming-of-age film about a 12-year-old Malaysian girl who discovers that her body is starting to change. A rebellious film about identity and self-acceptance, awarded the Grand Prize of the Semaine de la Critique in Cannes.

Please note that this film is in Malay, with Dutch subtitles.
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TIGER STRIPES is the tale of a teenager’s metamorphosis. Twelve-year-old Zaffan struggles with puberty, discovering a terrifying secret about her physical self. Her failed attempts to conceal the inevitable lead her friends to find out who she really is, and they attack her. As Zaffan is further provoked by her own community, she soon learns that embracing her true self is the only answer to her freedom.

In her film debut, director Amanda Nell Eu combines Malay folklore with horror to depict the turbulent transition from girl to young woman.

Amanda Nell Eu, Malaysia, Germany, Indonesian, Netherlands, Singapore, Taiwan, 2023, 95 min. Malay spoken, Dutch subtitles. With Zafreen Zairizal, Deena Ezral, Piqa, Shaheizy Sam, Jun Lojong.