FILM: Position among the Stars (Cert TBC)

Following his celebrated 2001 film The Eye Of The Day and Shape Of The Moon in 2004, Dutch filmmaker Leonard Retel Helmrich completes his trilogy documenting the trials and tribulations of the Shamshuddin family in the slums of Jakarta.

In this final instalment, the family converts from oil to gas, which almost results in a fire, and the father of the house finds his position within the local community challenged by the changing political landscape.

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Much of the focus is on teenage daughter Tari, who looks set to become the first member of the clan to experience higher education. Prior to the girl’s graduation from school, her father enlists the services of his mother to instil the traditional values and customs that Tari must always cherish.

Released: February 17 (UK, selected cinemas), 111 mins