— by Avinash Ramachandran: There are many factors that can make or break the foreign film experience. Do the subtitles do justice? Do we understand the milieu of the film? Is the theme universal enough to impact us?

Any such doubts you may have about Crazy Awesome Teachers (Guru-Guru Gokil), the latest Indonesian film on Netflix, is dispelled soon as it begins with a voiceover by a man who expresses his two strongest feelings: He loves money, and hates teachers…

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