Apprentice

Apprentice

96 mins | Drama | June 1, 2016

Aiman is a 28-year-old Malay correctional officer who is recently transferred to the territory’s top prison. Aiman lives with his older sister Suhaila in a modest housing estate. At his new workplace, Aiman begins to take an interest in a 65-year-old sergeant named Rahim. Soon, it is revealed that the charismatic Rahim is actually the long-serving chief executioner of the prison. Rahim also takes notice of the principled and diligent Aiman. When Rahim’s assistant suddenly quits, he asks Aiman to become his apprentice. Aiman tells Suhaila of his new job position, but Suhaila becomes upset, as their father was actually executed by Rahim. Aiman knew this all along. Can Aiman overcome his conscience and a haunted past to possibly take over as the next chief executioner?

Apprentice

96 mins | Drama | June 1, 2016

Apprentice
Aiman is a 28-year-old Malay correctional officer who is recently transferred to the territory’s top prison. Aiman lives with his older sister Suhaila in a modest housing estate. At his new workplace, Aiman begins to take an interest in a 65-year-old sergeant named Rahim. Soon, it is revealed that the charismatic Rahim is actually the long-serving chief executioner of the prison. Rahim also takes notice of the principled and diligent Aiman. When Rahim’s assistant suddenly quits, he asks Aiman to become his apprentice. Aiman tells Suhaila of his new job position, but Suhaila becomes upset, as their father was actually executed by Rahim. Aiman knew this all along. Can Aiman overcome his conscience and a haunted past to possibly take over as the next chief executioner?
IMDb rating 6.5
Producers Cinéma Defacto, Zhao Wei Films, Peanut Pictures, Akanga Film Asia
Original title Apprentice
Directors Boo Junfeng
Writers Boo Junfeng

Cast

Fir Rahman

as Aiman

Wan Hanafi Su

as Rahim

Mastura Ahmad

as Suhaila

Boon Pin Koh

as James

Nickson Cheng

as Joseph

Crispian Chan

as Randy

Gerald Chew

as Hock

Ong Chao Hong

as Death Row Officer

Sean Tobin

as John