The Indonesian film will globally premiere on Netflix on June 17
The trailer of the Indonesian film Ali & Ratu Ratu Queens, which will release on Netflix on June 17, offers glimpses of a life-changing journey of a teenager who lands in New York in search of his mother.
The movie, which is directed by Lucky Kuswandi and written by Gina S Noer, has Iqbaal Ramadhan playing the titular character of Ali while Aurora Ribero and Happy Salma essay other important characters.
Filled with the promise of a feel-good premise, the trailer begins with Ali’s mother telling him about the Statue of Liberty and New York, before she embarks on a journey to the Big Apple for a better future. Years later, he finally decides to go to the US in search of his mom and is aided by complete strangers in his mission.
The official synopsis of the film reads: “After his father’s passing, a teenager sets out for New York in search of his estranged mother and soon finds love and connection in unexpected places.”
Actor-singer Iqbaal has been active in the entertainment industry for a decade, starting his career as a child artiste. He was part of the Indonesian boy band CJR and is now active as a bassist in Svmmerdose. Iqbaal is also set to appear in director Angga Dwimas Sasongko’s heist film Mencuri Raden Saleh that also stars Ari Irham and Angga Yunanda.