How did Ibu Karen snag a walk-on role in a new Indonesian film? Was it because her friend Ertanto Ronny Soediskam is the director or maybe because the film stars other friends, Jajang C Noer, Wulan Guritno and Jefri Nichol?

Karen Bailey watches her scene in the film Jakarta Versus Everybody, watched by co-stars Jajang C Noer and Wulan Guritno.

With no training and no rehearsal, Karen’s character ‘western woman’ drove down a busy Jakarta street and met her drug dealer driving the opposite direction; stopped and did a deal in the middle of the road…. Only two takes required!

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