He was poor. She was rich. His mother worked as nothing more than a 'help' in her house. Her wealthy father ran a school where he studied for free. He wasn't sure of a future with her. But she was clear about marrying someone she loved. And she loved him.
Di Bawah Lindungan Ka'bah (Under the Protection of Ka'bah) is the quintessential love story of a couple who fights all odds to be together. Based on one of Indonesia's best remembered novels, the movie takes the viewer back to West Sumatera in 1922 where teenagers Hamid and Zainab are in love.