Selected Project keyboard_arrow_right The Other Half
(Golek Garwo)
Wahyu Utami Wati
Director, Producer
Damar Ardi
Production Status
In Production
Date of Completion
December 2018
35 minutes
Total Budget
USD 9,000
Financing In Place
USD 800
Requested Contribution
USD 8,200
Production Company
Majujalan Project
The Other Half
(Golek Garwo)
Basri, who is 65 of age and lives alone, participated in a match-making event called “Golek Garwo”; in
search for a life partner.

Basri (65) lives alone in a house that he inherited from his parents. His wife was deceased in 1994 and his only child lives in Kalimantan (Borneo). To find a new spouse, he participated in a match-making event called “Golek Garwo”.

After he joined that event three times and contacted several women, finally there is a woman that agreed to meet and get acquainted with him. Her name is Masiyem (62 years old). After several meetings, they decided to join a mass wedding which would be held this year. This film follows Basri and Masiyem in preparing their wedding and their married life afterwards to understand the meaning of having a life companion in elderly age.