Aiman is a 28-year-old Malay correctional officer who is recently transferred to the territory’s top prison. Aiman lives with his older sister Suhaila in a modest housing estate. At his new workplace, Aiman begins to take an interest in a 65-year-old sergeant named Rahim. Soon, it is revealed that the charismatic Rahim is actually the long-serving chief executioner of the prison. Rahim also takes notice of the principled and diligent Aiman. When Rahim’s assistant suddenly quits, he asks Aiman to become his apprentice. Aiman tells Suhaila of his new job position, but Suhaila becomes upset, as their father was actually executed by Rahim. Aiman knew this all along. Can Aiman overcome his conscience and a haunted past to possibly take over as the next chief executioner?
|profanity||The film contains some utterances of the expletive "f**k" and one instance where the Malay equivalent of "motherf**ker" is uttered.|
|frightening||Stronger portrayals and exploration of mature themes are depicted. The film contains detailed depictions and descriptions of the execution process in Malaysia. In an extended sequence, a prisoner is led out of his cell and into a room where he is dropped to his death after a noose is secured around his neck. In another scene, a character shares with his colleague the details of how to carry out an efficient execution. 'Apprentice' is a drama that revolves around Aiman, a prison officer who is handpicked to take over as executioner from a seasoned officer named Rahim. The two develop a sense of camaraderie over time. However, Aiman's secret past soon catches up with him. Official MDA Rating: M18 (Mature Theme) Official CNC Rating: Tous publics (with warning) Official TELA Rating: IIB Expected FSK Rating: FSK12 Rating N/A for Qatar.|