Shape of the Moon

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Shape of the Moon
Directed by Leonard Retel Helmrich
Produced by Scarabeefilms
Written by Hetty -Retel Helmich
Leonard Retel Helmrich
Cinematography Leonard Retel Helmrich
Distributed by Cinema Delicatessen
Release date
  • 24 November 2004 (2004-11-24)
Running time
109 minutes
Country Netherlands
Language Indonesian

Shape of the Moon (Dutch: Stand van de maan) is a Dutch/Indonesian documentary film from 2004 directed by Leonard Retel Helmrich. The documentary released on 24 November 2004 as opening film of IDFA (International Documentary Festival Amsterdam).

The documentary is the continuation of Eye of the Day and follows again the family Sjamsuddin, consisting of three generations living in the slums of Jakarta, Indonesia.


  • Leonard Retel Helmrich
  • Hetty Naaijkens-Retel Helmich


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Preceded by
Sundance Grand Jury Prize: World Cinema Documentary
Succeeded by
In the Pit