2018 Anticipated Indonesian Movies! Including “Wiro Sableng 212” and “Eiffel… I’m in Love 2”
*.01.2018-ID| Lima Penjuru Masjid (5PM)
Lima Penjuru Masjid (2018) is an Indonesian drama movie centered around five friends who love mosques. They are Gani, Budi, Abian, Usman, and Lukman who unintentionally brought together by fate and experienced many things together. The film is inspired by the story of migrating youths who love mosques.
The mosque is always quiet from the youths, but one day Gani (Faisal Azhar Harahap) who always alone, this time arrivals of the unusual guest. They are Budi (Aditya Surya Pratama) who failed to leave for England, Abian (Zikri Daulay) a musician who rarely gets orders, Usman (Zaky Ahmad Rivai) a zippered factory worker who was laid off, and Lukman (Ahmad Syarief) a laundry entrepreneur, on the destiny of Allah met at Al Kautsar Mosque. When a man named Bewok (M Taufik Akbar) steals a charity box, the five young men managed to save him from the anger of the citizens, forced him to stay in the mosque for 40 days and had to replace the position of the sick marbot.
As the days passed, Bewok increasingly curious about the many things that Budi, Abian, Lukman, Usman, and Gani have done. In addition to them, Arde (Alfie Affandi) a troublemakers who turned out to hate the mosque, and Mey (Ressa Rere) the reason for the quarrel between Gani and Bewok never ends. Their love for the mosque will be tested here.
Lima Penjuru Masjid (2018) is produced and distributed by Bedasinema Pictures. Directed by Humar Hadi, with Izharul Haq as producer. Meanwhile, Umank Ady was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Zikri Daulay, Aditya Surya Pratama, Faisal Azhar Harahap, Zaky Ahmad Rivai, Alfie Affandi, M Taufik Akbar, Ahmad Syarief, Ressa Rere, Arafah Riyanti, Syakir Daulay, Eliza Saaduddin Djamal, and Andi Bersama. The film premiere(d) in Indonesia on January 2018.
*.02.2018-ID| Eiffel… I’m in Love 2
Eiffel… I’m in Love 2 (2018) is an Eiffel … I’m in Love 2 (2018) is an Indonesian romantic drama film tells about the continuation of Adit and Tita’s love story after 14 years, and both are still undergoing long distance relationship. Among of his friends, Tita became the only one who was not married. This is a sequel to the 2003 film Eiffel … I’m in Love directed by Nasri Cheppy.
Tita is a spoiled woman and has protective parents. But after 14 years passed, he was 27 years old, and became an adult woman. On his way, he returns to meet his boyfriend Adit, after a dozen years of long-distance relationships. Like Tita, Adit has also become a grown man, but still sucks, ignorant and loves Tita. Adit immediately applied for Tita and promised to marry her.
Eiffel… I’m in Love 2 (2018) is produced by Soraya Intercine Films, and distributed by Soraya Intercine Films. Directed by Rizal Mantovani, with Sunil Soraya as producer. Meanwhile, Donna Rosmayna and Riheam Junianti was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Samuel Rizal, Shandy Aulia, Tommy Kurniawan, Saphira Indah, Helmy Yahya, Hilda Arifin, and Shakira Alatas. The film premiere(d) in Indonesia on February, 2018.
*.07.2018-ID| Buffalo Boys
Buffalo Boys (2018) is an an Indonesian action film that tells the story of two Javanese descendants who want revenge against the VOC ruler in 1860. The film is located in five cities in Indonesia, Yogyakarta, Malang, Ngawi, Probolinggo and Batam, set in the 19th century.
Buffalo Boys (2018) is produced by Infinite Frameworks Pte. Ltd., Zhao Wei Films (I), and distributed by Screenplay Production (Indonesia). Directed by Mike Wiluan, with Fong Cheng Tan and Freddie Yeo as producers. Meanwhile, Raymond Lee and Mike Wiluan was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Conan Stevens, Yoshi Sudarso, Sunny Pang, Pevita Pearce, Zack Lee, Ario Bayu, Alexander Winters, Tio Pakusadewo, Reinout Bussemaker, Mikha Tambayong, Happy Salma, Donny Damara, and El Manik. The film premiere(d) in Indonesia on July 2018.
*.12.2018-ID| Wiro Sableng 212 (212 Warrior)
Wiro Sableng 212 (2018) is an Indonesian fantasy action comedy adventure movie based on Bastian Tito’s Wiro Sableng novel series about a talented warrior called Wiro Sableng or known as Pendekar 212 (212 Warrior,) has many abilities (supernatural powers) and unique weapons. In Indonesia, this novel series is one of the longest series, consists of 185 titles (episodes) and 6 other episodes, takes about 39 years (1967-2006).
Set at the end of the 15th to the 16th century, Wiro Sableng was born with the name Wira Saksana who since childhood has been raised by a famous teacher in the martial world called Sinto Gendeng. As he grew older, Wiro becomes a warrior who has many abilities that he gets during adventure in the martial world, from various teachers.
He has a special weapon “Kapak Maut Naga Geni 212”, a large double-edged ax, with a flute handle. The “flute” on the ax handle can be blown and it makes a very strong sound. He also has the “Bintang 212”, a black stone which, when pitted against the eye of the “Kapak Maut Naga Geni 212” can splashed a huge bursts of fire. The other weapon is “Bintang 212” a star-shaped secret weapon with 212 engravings, used by thrown. In his peregrination, he meets powerful enemies, therefore he also keeps improving his abilities.
Wiro Sableng 212 (2018) is produced by LifeLike Pictures, Fox International Productions (FIP), and distributed by LifeLike Pictures (Indonesia). Directed by Angga Dwimas Sasongko, with Sheila Timothy as producer. Meanwhile, Bastian Tito, Seno Gumira Ajidarma, Tumpal Tampubolon, and Sheila Timothy was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Vino G. Bastian, Sherina Munaf, Marsha Timothy, Ruth Mariani, Lukman Sardi, Dwi Sasono, Happy Salma, Marcella Zalianty, Yayan Ruhian, Yayu Unru, Dian Sidiq, Cecep Arief Rahman, Andy /RIF, Marcell Siahaan, Aghniny Harque, Yusuf Mahardika, and Teuku Rifnu Wikana. The film premiere(d) in Indonesia on December 2018.
*.*.2018-ID| Meet Me After Sunset
Meet Me After Sunset (2018) is an Indonesian drama romance movie about a bizarre love triangle between the sun, the moon, and the star. This is the story between “Girl” and someone who can accept herself as is, unlike others people who can only be prejudiced. The difference, the love comes from something mysterious.
“Gadis” is a girl who never comes out during the day, and leaves the house only when the night has arrived. Everyone doesn’t know what happened to her, it’s a mystery, and they think he’s a strange figure. But one day, a man came to the village and found that the mysterious girl was very pretty, and interested to meet her.
Agatha as a mysterious girl “Gadis”, the moon, Billy applied as Bagas, a childhood friend of Gadis, the star, and Maxime as Vino, a confident and energetic teenager, the sun.
Meet Me After Sunset (2018) is produced and distributed by MNC Pictures. Directed by Danial Rifki, with Toha Essa and Affandi Abdul Rachman as producers. Meanwhile, Haqi Achmad was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Maxime Bouttier, Agatha Chelsea, and Billy Davidson. The film premiere(d) in Indonesia on 2018.
*.*.2018-ID| Kisah Dua Jendela (Daysleepers)
Kisah Dua Jendela (2018) is an Indonesian drama romance film centered around An urban romance about loneliness and disconnection in the megapolis of Jakarta.
Kisah Dua Jendela (2018) is produced by Kinekuma Pictures, Panji Prasetyo Pictures, and distributed by Kinekuma Pictures (Indonesia). Directed by Paul Agusta, with Suryo Adhi Wiyogo as producer.
Meanwhile, Paul Agusta was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film includes: Joko Anwar, Dinda Kanyadewi, Djenar Maesa Ayu, Khiva Iskak, Agnes Naomi, and Tadelesh Ilham. The film premiere(d) in Indonesia on 2018.
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