Silence Of The 177
Trailer & Synopsys
This story was adapted by true event when the Japanese soldier was do a mass killing onto 176 local people on 21th January 1944 in Petagas. The local people consist of the member from Kinabalu Gerila. From that day, there were tribute ceremony every year to commemorate the heroes who sacrifice their life by the government of Sabah during the Hero’s Day (Hari Pahlawan). The title of this film isinspired by the number of the victim which is “Silence of The 177”. The narrative begins with one of the Kinabalu Guerrilla's youngest members, Tobob, being ordered to return home since he was too young to join the battle and had not received permission from his mother. Tobob and his younger brother realized their mother was not present. They returned to look for their mother, and an unexpected event occurred when he discovered his mother had died. It was heart-breaking for Tobob who had to eyewitness the Japanese genocide against the other members.