Dear David: Release date, cast, synopsis, trailer & more

Dear David follows a high school girl whose fantasy blog about her crush is leaked to her entire school leading to significant embarrassment.

Release date

The movie will premiere on February 9 on Netflix.

Cast and creators

  • Shenina Cinnamon as Laras
  • Emir Mahira as David

Director: Lucky Kuswandi

Writers: Winnie Benjamin, Daud Sumolang, Muhammad Zaidy

Producers: Meiske Taurisia, Muhammad Zaidy

Official Synopsis

“Who we are shouldn’t stay a secret.

“Even if you are Laras – a seemingly typical straight-A student who keeps a shocking secret: she writes an erotic fantasy blog about her crush and schoolmate, David.

“A coming-of-age film from director Lucky Kuswandi, Dear David goes beyond teenage love and lust to find what we’re all looking for: self-acceptance.”

Other details

The lead actor Shenina Cinnamon made her lead role debut in the film Photocopier, leading to a nomination for an award at the 2021 Indonesian Film Festival. 


Laras goes about her life in school and is bullied for her status as a scholarship student. We see glimpses of her fantasies. Later, her frustration and dealing with the consequences of something not entirely clear to us yet is demonstrated.

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