JAKARTA – Continuing its award-winning streak, HOOQ original production Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts was awarded in the Best Actress and Best On-Screen Chemistry categories at the Indonesia Movie Actor Awards 2018.


Veteran actress Marsha Timothy clinched the Best Actress award for her intense performance as Marlina and shared the Best On-Screen Chemistry award with her co-star Dea Panendra.


Jennifer Batty, Chief Content Officer of HOOQ said: “Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts was our first Indonesian original on the platform and we are delighted that fans are just as appreciative of this film.  We cannot be more proud of the Marlina team for their well-deserved wins at the Indonesia Movie Actor Awards 2018.”


“The overwhelming support from locals towards local films is a strong vote of confidence that HOOQ’s strategy of Building in Asia, for Asia is the way to go.  With the incredible momentum set by Marlina, HOOQ will continue to bring the best local content to Indonesia,” she added.


Other notable HOOQ titles such as Sweet 20 and Critical Eleven also walked away with people’s choice awards last night. Reza Rahadian was voted Favourite Actor for his lead role in the romantic crowd-pleaser Critical Eleven. 


Tatjana Saphira, Slamet Rahardjo, Niniek L. Karim won fans over with their characters in romantic dramedy musical Sweet 20 and took home Favourite Actress, Favourite Supporting Actor and Favourite Supporting Actress awards respectively.


Another HOOQ original production, Yowis Ben, a cult teen drama starring Bayu Skak and Cut Meyriska and directed by Fajar Nugros and Bayu Skak was nominated in the Favourite Film category.


Marlina the Murderer in Four ActsYowis BenCritical Eleven and Sweet 20 are all available to watch now, exclusively on HOOQ.