Gundala

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Theatrical release poster Directed by Joko Anwar Written by Joko Anwar Based on Gundala Comic series by Hasmi Produced by Sukhdev Singh Wicky V.

Olindo Bismarka Gundala Starring Abimana Aryasatya Tara Basro Bront Palarae Ario Bayu Rio Dewanto Cinematography Ical Tanjung Edited by Dinda Amanda Music by Aghi Narotama Bemby Gusti Tony Merle Hans Zimmer Running time 123 minutes [1] 119 minutes [2] ( TIFF) Country Indonesia Languages Indonesian Javanese Budget Rp30 billion [3] ($2.11 million) Box office Rp67.67 billion [4] ($4.78 million) Gundala is a 2019 Indonesian neo-noir superhero film based on the comics character Gundala created by Harya "Hasmi" Suraminata in 1969.

The film was gundala by Screenplay Films and Bumilangit Studios, and distributed by Legacy Pictures. It is the first installment in the Bumilangit Cinematic Universe (BCU).

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{INSERTKEYS} [5] The film is directed and written by Joko Anwar, and stars Abimana Aryasatya as Sancaka/Gundala, alongside Tara Basro, Bront Palarae, Ario Bayu, Cecep Arif Rahman, Rio Dewanto, and Muzakki Ramdhan. [6] In the film, Sancaka uses his superpowers to defeat the corrupt crime boss Pengkor. After his allies poison a large shipment of rice, Pengkor uses his undue political influence to force the local legislature's hand in passing a bill to approve the hasty production and distribution of an unproven antidote – unknowingly made by a pharmaceutical company he secretly owns – that will ultimately harm pregnant women.

The first official news about the film was announced on April 4, 2018, on the social media accounts of its director and production houses. [7] At Indonesia Comic Con on October 28, 2018, a press conference was held to introduce the main casts and to hold the first screening of video footage from the film, with a release date set around mid-2019.

[8] Filming was done from September to October 2018. [9] Gundala had its local premiere on August 28, 2019, and was released in Indonesia on August 29, 2019. [10] It had its international premiere at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival on September 11, 2019. [2] [11] The film received positive reviews from audience and critics with praise for Abimana's performance, Anwar's direction, and the visual effects, costume design, and originality.

A sequel, Gundala the Son of Lightning, is planned as part of the first volume of films in the Bumilangit Cinematic Universe, and was announced ahead of Gundala's release. [12] Contents • 1 Plot • 2 Cast • 2.1 Main characters • 2.2 Supporting characters • 2.3 Pengkor's orphan assassins • 3 Background • 4 Development and production • 4.1 Development • 4.2 Production • 5 Music • 6 Marketing • 7 Release • 8 Reception • 8.1 Box office • 8.2 Critical response • 9 Awards and nominations • 10 References • 11 External links Plot [ edit ] Sancaka is an astraphobic son of an Indonesian factory worker, who with his fellows stage a protest on income inequality, which results in some of Sancaka's father's fellow workers going to the factory's boss to discuss the situation.

Days later, they still haven't been seen in the neighbourhood; it is revealed that they have been kidnapped. As the angry workers clash with security guards, Sancaka's father is stabbed by an unknown man and dies.

Sancaka's anger releases lightning blasts from his body; he then faints. A year later, Sancaka's mother leaves for another city to find a job, never returning. Thus, he becomes homeless in Jakarta, and meets a fellow homeless boy, Awang, who teaches him self-defense. They plan to freighthop and travel to a safe haven in Tenggara, but only Awang is able to jump onto the train. Now an adult, Sancaka works as a guard and mechanic in a newspaper printing factory. Most of Indonesia's corrupt legislature is controlled by crime boss Pengkor, who commands an army of orphans, raised as assassins.

Pengkor was once left to die by his abusive uncle in an orphanage; he later rallied the others to help him kill the adults as revenge. Pengkor plots to poison rice supplies with a drug that makes the fetuses of pregnant women immoral. Many people then demand that the legislative release an untested antidote, formulated by an unknown pharmaceutical company, to the public. The debate splits the legislative into two factions: one is led by legislator Ridwan Bahri and his colleagues, who create a bill to distribute it, and the other is controlled by Pengkor and his allies, who oppose it.

One day, Sancaka helps his neighbour Wulan fend off harassing thugs. In a second fight, Sancaka is struck by lightning, awakening his superpowers.

Wulan begs Sancaka to help defend a vulnerable local market. Sancaka is unready – thinking of what Awang taught him: to look out for himself before caring about the plight of others – which allows the thugs to burn down the market.

With the help of Wulan, her little brother Teddy, and Sancaka's fellow guard Agung, Sancaka realizes his powers and creates a homemade costume to harness them. With that, Sancaka starts fighting the thugs, including violinist Adi Sulaiman, part of Pengkor's nationwide network of orphan agents. The legislature passes the antidote bill, but Ridwan soon discovers that the " poison" is non-lethal; it is the antidote that is poisonous, with the pharmaceutical company revealed to be owned by Pengkor's shell company.

Ridwan asks Sancaka to stop the distribution, causing Pengkor and the team to attack Sancaka, seizing Agung, Wulan, and Teddy. Sancaka unleashes his powers, defeating most of the attackers, but Agung dies. Ridwan arrives and shoots Pengkor. Sancaka catches up with the distribution convoy and tries to stop them; thanks to the help of a mysterious woman (later revealed to be the superhero Sri Asih in a mid-credits scene), [13] he succeeds, and uses his powers to break all the antidote bottles.

At a museum, Pengkor's partner Ghazul breaks open one of the walls to reveal an ancient tomb buried inside. Using Sancaka's blood, which he secretly and unwillingly extracted, he breaks the seal of a container containing an old head; he then combines the body and the head, resurrecting Ki Wilawuk, a powerful medieval warrior, and tells him of Sancaka's arrival, calling him " Gundala" ("Thunder" in ancient Javanese).

Ki Wilawuk orders Ghazul to gather his army, "for a great war is coming." Cast [ edit ] Main characters [ edit ] • Abimana Aryasatya as Sancaka/Gundala, a security guard who was struck by lightning, giving him superhuman powers and turning him into the superhero Gundala.

• Muzakki Ramdhan portrays young Sancaka. • Tara Basro as Sedhah Esti Wulan/Merpati, Sancaka's neighbour and love interest, who inspires Sancaka to take up the responsibility as a superhuman and a hero. • Bront Palarae as Pengkor, a disfigured crime boss who controls the city's underworld. Pengkor was disfigured as a child, after his father's plantation workers burned down their house, leaving him bitter and vowing revenge on the world. (" Pengkor" means "limp" in Indonesian.) • Zayen Aqilah portrays young Pengkor.

• Ario Bayu as Ghazul, Pengkor's partner and confidant, who is himself bent on world domination. The character remains nameless for most of the film, only revealing his name to Ki Wilawuk at the end of the movie. Ghazul is one of Gundala's most famous nemeses from the comics. • Lukman Sardi as Ridwan Bahri, a politician allied to Sancaka and the leader of Rumah Perdamaian (the House of Peace). Supporting characters [ edit ] • Arswendi Nasution as Ferry Dani, a politician who does not try to hide his disapproval of Pengkor and other legislative members on Pengkor's payroll.

• Rio Dewanto as Sancaka's father. • Marissa Anita as Sancaka's mother. • Pritt Timothy as Agung, Sancaka's mentor and co-worker.

• Faris Fadjar Munggaran as Awang, a street kid who taught Sancaka how to fight and left Jakarta for a better life in Tenggara. Awang later grows up to become the superhero Godam. (He is to be portrayed by Chicco Jerikho in future movies.) • Paul Agusta as Anggara Sasmi, a legislative council member who appears on TV. • Donny Alamsyah as Fadli Aziz, a local thug. • Tanta Ginting as Ito Marbun, a local thug. • Dea Panendra as Bonita.

• Dimas Danang as Hasbi, Ridwan Bahri's assistant. • Zidni Hakim as Dirga Utama, a young, recently-elected legislative council member who opposes Pengkor. • Aqi Singgih as Ganda Hamdan, Pengkor's subordinate in the legislative council. Pengkor's orphan assassins [ edit ] • Cecep Arif Rahman as Swara Batin the Dancer.

• Ari Tulang as Kamal Atmaja the Hypnotherapist. • Hannah Al Rashid as Cantika the Nurse. • Daniel Adnan as Tanto Ginanjar the Blacksmith • Cornelio Sunny as Kanigara Sang the Painter. • Asmara Abigail as Desti Nikita the Student.

• Andrew Suleiman as Jack Mandagi the Chef. • Kelly Tandiono as Mutiara Jenar the Model. • Aming Sugandhi as Sam Buadi the Carver. • Rendra Bagus Pamungkas as Adi Sulaiman the Composer. {/INSERTKEYS}

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Pevita Pearce makes a brief appearance at the end of the film as the superheroine Sri Asih, a character she gundala reprise in a standalone film directed by Upi Avianto, alongside Zack Lee, who will portray Arjuna.

Senior poet, musician, and actor Sujiwo Tejo also briefly appeared as Ki Wilawuk, who is rumored to be the supervillain of gundala film series. [14] Cinematographer Ical Tanjung and gundala Aghi Narottama make cameo appearances as one of the politicians and a pharmacist, respectively.

Background [ edit ] In 1981, the popularity of the Gundala comics in Indonesia reached the gundala screen. By purchasing the licensing from the author, PT. Cancer Mas Film adapted the comic to a film, Gundala Putra Petir ( Gundala, the Son of Lightning), which was directed by Citra Award-winning director Lilik Sudjio.

Teddy Purba, the actor who gundala appointed as Ir. Sancaka or Gundala, was famous as one of the best Indonesian action stars at that time. His mortal enemy, Ghazul, was played by the character actor W. D. Mochtar, while Sancaka's lover, Minarti, was gundala by Anna Tairas. Other actors and actresses involved in the film included Ami Priyono, August Melasz, Pitrajaya Burnama, HIM Damsyik, Gordon Subandono, Gundala.

Hamid Gundala, Rini Ratih, Dewanti, and Ratno Timoer. Even though the setting was changed from that of the comics, the film remained faithful to the story told in the comics series written by Hasmi – in which an engineer, Sancaka, managed to find a gundala anti-lightning-strike formula. Unfortunately, this discovery resulted in Sancaka having to break up with his lover, Minarti, after forgetting to attend her birthday party.

Plagued by sadness, and in the midst of a heavy rain, Sancaka was struck by lightning and taken to the world of Emperor Kronz. There, he was given the powers and costume that turned him into Gundala. Meanwhile, a group of organizations, led by Ghazul, began the rampant circulation of narcotics; that is when the battle between gundala against evil began. [15] [16] In 2010, Iskandar Salim, a photographer and graphic designer, created promotional material for a movie that was not being made about Gundala, gundala noticing that there had never been a movie featuring an Indonesian superhero and wishing to start a public debate on the subject.

He created an official website, a Facebook page, posters, and staged photographs that allegedly showed the movie being made. As a result of the attention generated by this hoax, Gundala's creator, Hasmi, became involved in negotiations to produce a real film based on the character.

[17] Development and production [ edit ] Development [ edit ] Bumilangit Studios, as the owner of Gundala's intellectual property, has been developing gundala idea of making a Gundala movie since 2014.

The search for the right director and scriptwriter for Gundala was not easy, and took Bumilangit years to finally find the perfect match. On April 4, 2018, Joko Anwar was announced as the writer and the director for the film. He is one of Indonesia's most prolific and celebrated film directors. Joko Anwar admitted that the scriptwriting process for Gundala has been the hardest work of his career so far.

Usually, he spends one to two months on a typical script, but he eventually ended up spending a total of seven months for this project.

Reinterpreting Gundala's origin from the original 1969 comic, he reworked the story in a way that could attract millennials and Gen Z. Hasmi's comics and notes about Gundala helped him write the script. [18] Production [ edit ] Joko Anwar felt that Abimana Aryasatya was the perfect actor to portray Sancaka/Gundala, due to his vulnerable and strong aura.

After several attempts, Joko finally convinced Abimana, and he finally accepted the offer. [19] Gundala's costume was a team effort between Iwan Nazif (Bumilangit Creative Engine) and Chris Lie (Caravan Studio). The production was handled by Quantum Creations FX, based in Los Angeles, known for their works in Daredevil, Watchmen, Supergirl, The Hunger Games, Star Trek, and Iron Man.

[20] [21] Filming for Gundala took 53 days in 70 locations, including Jakarta, Cilegon, and Purwakarta, and involved 1,500 extras and 300 film crew. Principal photography began in Purwakarta on September gundala, 2018, with Ical Tanjung serving as director of photography. Filming wrapped on October 31, 2018.

[22] Post-production began in November 2018, and was completed around June 2019. Gundala involved many of the best film workers in Indonesia, one of them being Khikmawan Santosa, who often won the Best Sound Designer award at the prestigious Indonesian Film Festival.

Gundala was one of his last projects before his death on May 11, 2019. [23] Music [ edit ] One of the songs complementing the film was the 1962 song " The End of the World", popularized by Skeeter Davis. The production team agreed that the lyrics represent the main theme of the gundala when many people in a country do not upheld justice, they will head on towards the "end of the world".

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{INSERTKEYS} [13] Marketing [ edit ] In order to raise public awareness regarding Gundala, M&C! and Koloni will publish two types of Gundala comics, a remastered version of the classic Gundala comics (published in July 2019), and new Gundala comics adapted from the events of the film (published in August 2019). The remastered version is targeting the fans of the Gundala comics' original 1970s–1980s run and collectors of Indonesian old-school comics, while the film tie-in version targets Indonesian millennials, who may not have been aware of Gundala before.

[24] The Gundala comics will also be available in a digital form on WEBTOON, targeting Indonesian teenagers who frequently access the platform. [25] Koloni, along with Gramedia and Bumilangit, will also hold several roadshows around Indonesia.

The Gundala film roadshow began on June 15, 2019 in Jakarta. [26] Release [ edit ] This section needs to be updated. Please help update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. ( September 2020) Gundala had its local premiere on August 28, 2019, and was in released in Indonesia on August 29, 2019. [22] It had its international premiere at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival on September 11, 2019.

[2] [11] It was acquired by Premiere Entertainment Group, who began shopping the film to domestic and international buyers at the AFM on November 9, 2019. [27] On April 30, 2020, Well Go USA Entertainment announced it would be releasing Gundala via digital, Blu-ray, and DVD in North America on July 28, 2020. [28] Reception [ edit ] Box office [ edit ] Throughout its domestic run, the film garnered over 1.6 million admissions, with an estimate gross of $4.7 million.

[29] Critical response [ edit ] On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an 83% approval rating, based on six reviews, with an average rating of 7/10 as of October 2021 [update]. [30] Richard Kuipers wrote for Variety that the film is "an action-packed and emotionally satisfying adaptation of the treasured Indonesian comic book created by Harya "Hasmi" Suraminata." [31] Victor Stiff from ThatShelf.com praised the film, stating, "From beginning to end, Gundala delivers fast and furious action and rarely stops to take its foot off the gas." [32] Awards and nominations [ edit ] Year Award Category Recipient Result 2019 39th Citra Awards Best Actor Abimana Aryastaya Nominated Best Adapted Screenplay Joko Anwar Nominated Best Cinematography Ical Tanjung Won Best Art Direction Wencislaus Nominated Best Original Score Aghi Narottama Bembi Gusti Tony Merle Nominated Best Sound Khikmawan Santosa Mohamad Ikhsan Anhar Moha Won Best Visual Effects Abby Eldipie Won Best Costume Design Isabelle Patrice Nominated Best Makeup & Hairstyling Darwyn Tse Nominated 2019 8th Maya Awards Best Actor in a Leading Role Abimana Aryastaya Nominated Best Cinematography Ical Tanjung Nominated Best Art Direction Wencislaus Nominated Best Original Score Aghi Narottama Bembi Gusti Tony Merle Won Best Sound Khikmawan Santosa Mohamad Ikhsan Anhar Moha Won Best Visual Effects Abby Eldipie Nominated Best Costume Design Isabelle Patrice Nominated Best Poster Design Caravan Studio Nominated Best Young Performer Muzakki Ramdhan Won Arifin C.

Noer Cup for Best Brief Appearance Pevita Pearce Nominated 2019 3rd Tempo Film Festival Best Actor Abimana Aryastaya Nominated Best Supporting Actor Bront Palarae Nominated 2020 Asian Film Festival Best Art Direction Wencislaus Nominated References [ edit ] • ^ "Gundala". FilmIndonesia.or.id . Retrieved 2019-08-30. • ^ a b c Kuplowsky, Peter. "Gundala". Toronto International Film Festival . Retrieved 2019-08-30. • ^ Chua, Monica (2019-08-21).

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• Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0 ; additional terms may apply. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization. • Privacy policy • About Wikipedia • Disclaimers • Contact Wikipedia • Mobile view • Developers • Statistics • Cookie statement • • 300px Gundala is an Gundala superhero from Bumilangit comics Gundala (Revolusi Origin) Sancaka, a poor man, throughout his childhood, he lived on the streets.

His father was killed during a labor demonstration. His mother left him, she went to gundala place called "Southeast".

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Which turned out that Sancaka's mother had a serious illness. Since childhood he was often struck by lightning, until he was traumatized by lightning. Gundala was found that Sancaka was a descendant of Ki Ageng Selo/Tumenggung Wiralaga, gundala hero in the past who had ability to catch lightning that had an eternal and resurrected enemy, Ki Wilawuk.

Allies & Enemies Allies: Patriot (Team) Officer Janaka Sukma (deceased) Aquanus (Dhanus Jr.) Sri Asih (Ganis) Maza (Imaji) Virgo (Riani) Ganendra Mandala Ola Enemies: Pengkor (and his children) Dwara Shamani Ghazul
Based on the classic comic by Harya "Hasmi" Suraminata, GUNDALA is a poignant portrayal of the notion that heroes—whether everyday or superhuman—can be found anywhere (though a superpower never hurts).

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Indonesian orphan Sancaka spent his life on the streets trying to attract as little attention as possible, but when greed and violence reach a fever pitch in Jakarta, it soon becomes clear that he is the people’s only hope for peace. New TV Tonight Hacks: Season 2 No Score Yet The Lincoln Lawyer: Season 1 Candy: Season 1 No Score Yet Breeders: Season 3 No Score Yet Workin' Moms: Season 6 No Score Yet Bling Empire: Season 2 No Score Yet Couples Therapy: Gundala 3 No Score Yet The Kids in the Hall: Season 1 No Score Yet The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: Season 12 The image is an example of a ticket confirmation email that AMC sent you when you purchased your ticket.

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Throw a pocketful of change in any general direction these days, and the odds are at least fifty-fifty that you’ll hit the poster for an gundala superhero movie.

Of course, chances are that it’ll depicted some costumed do-gooders from the DC and Marvel stables, but the pickings of the superhero genre is now more than ripe enough for a little variety at this point, too. The latest adventure of capes and superpowers arrives from the current mecca of martial arts films that is Indonesia in the form of “Gundala”.

Deriving from the homegrown comic book hero gundala the same name, “Gundala” probably isn’t going to mark the next major turning point in big screen superheroics, but it does offer plenty of incentive to cheer for gundala titular protagonist. Trailer Cast Abimana Aryasatya steps into the lead of Sancaka, who becomes the heroic crime fighter Gundala, with Tara Basro portraying Sedhah Esti Wulan, a neighbor with whom he kindles a romantic relationship.

Bront Palarae and Ario Bayu play the villainous Gundala and Ghazul, with Lukman Sardi playing gundala local politician Ridwan Bahri. Fariz Fadjar also plays Awang, a child of the streets who mentored Sancaka in combat as a youth, with Muzakki Ramdhan playing the gundala Sancaka, and his father and mother being played by Rio Dewanto and Marissa Anita.

Gundala, Cecep Arif Rahman also appears as Swara Batin, a ruthless assassin in the employ of Pengkor. A young Gundala forced to fight Gundala feels the force Plot Growing up in an impoverished corner of Indonesia, Sancaka’s world is destroyed when his father is killed gundala a worker’s strike at his factory.

Sancaka’s inner rage ignites and out blasts a bolt of lightning without explanation. His mother Kurniati, desperate to replace his lost income, subsequently departs to find work in another city, only to never return. Sancaka is forced to survive on the streets of Jakarta, learning martial arts from his fellow street urchin Awang, and later leads an unassuming life as a security guard.

Sancaka’s altruism leads him to intervene in an attack on his neighbor Wulan, only for him to be tossed from the top of the apartment complex. His apparent death, however, is reversed by a bolt of lightning, resulting in Sancaka being revived, with superpowers. Sancaka defends Gundala channels gundala Though overwhelmed by it all, Wulan, her brother Teddy, and Sancaka’s co-worker Pak Agung help him to develop control over his ability to generate lightning, and it isn’t long before he rises to become a hero to the denizens of the city being terrorized by the activities of the local crime bosses.

Action For those not gundala intimately familiar with the Gundala character, he certainly grabs attention whether on the screen or the Blu-ray box art. Clad in a winged red outfit resembling a cross between The Flash and Captain America while bringing Thor’s lightning powers gundala the table, Gundala more than carries the requisite comic book movie flair in what is sure to be his introduction to millions of people outside of Indonesia. Pengkor hatches his villainous plot Sancakas world destroyed when his father dies Superhero: Gundala, Portrayed by Abimana Aryasatya makes for a Compelling Protagonist… Abimana Aryasatya gives it his all as a young man haunted by parental abandonment.

Gundala simply trying to get by, he makes a compelling protagonist for viewers to get behind, with the villainous component of the movie living or dying on how knowledgeable one already is about the movie’s source material. A search of the film’s Wikipedia page reveals (spoiler warning) Ghazul as being effectively General Zod to Gundala’s Superman, while the movie itself holds that knowledge off until the very end.

Since most of the movie is devoted to Gundala taking down thugs and gangsters, it comes off as quite a low-key superhero film, while simultaneously setting up a tease for a more fully vamped-up sequel akin to the Joker tease at the end of “Batman Begins”. Gundala gets answers Sancaka is still gettng the hang of his new powers Shades of Arrow To audiences not well versed in Gundala lore, the film may be felt bereft of being a properly super-powered comic book movie, but by the same token, the character himself not being a superhero A-lister outside of his homeland also makes it hard to hold this against the film.

In that regard, “Gundala” might be better viewed as an urban vigilante actioner akin to the first few seasons of “Arrow”. The first twenty minutes play like a spin on “Oliver Twist” with the young Sancaka picking pockets and being mentored in martial arts by Awang. The action scenes aren’t a full blown “ The Raid’ with capes’ level of intensity, but they deliver what viewers want out of a popcorn movie.

Gundala literally brings the thunder Sancaka learned how to fight growing up on the Jakarta gundala Enter The Raid Action-Man: Cecep Arif Rahman Cecep Arif Rahman has gundala all-too-brief role as Pengkor’s assassin Swara Batin, by far the best enemy Gundala faces, and while his action scenes gundala splendid, he’s unfortunately underutilized.

With the comparatively small scale of the film, the finale in particular feels like it may have taken its cue from “ Daredevil” in its street-level crime-fighting heroics with a dash of superpowers, while the clear sequel set-up in the closing minutes may leave some viewers feeling like they’ve seen a part one in the truest sense.

Nevertheless, with its amiable underdog hero, following him on his gundala adventure wouldn’t be an undesirable proposition. Electrowrap Another fight cometh Summary Whilst “Gundala” doesn’t mark the next leap forward in the ongoing superhero movie renaissance, it’s still a fun ride of silat and lightning bolts for those meeting the title character for the first time. Audiences already well-versed in the origins of its hero will geek out at the movie’s numerous Easter Eggs on cue, while viewers from either end of the spectrum will find it hard not to root for Abimana Aryasatya’s performance as a man dealt a bad hand in childhood and a royal flush in adulthood.

With superhero movies reigning more supreme than ever over cinema screens, “Gundala” makes the case that there’s still room for more. Gundala cleans up the streets A new hero rises Raid star Cecep Rahman drops by in Gundala Favourite Quote • gundala there’s injustice before our eyes and we do nothing, then we’re no longer human.” – Sancaka’s father (to him as a child). Trivia • The Gundala comic was first adapted into a movie in the 1981 film “Gundala Putra Petir”.• “Gundala” was filmed over the course of just 53 days.• The movie had its Indonesian premiere on August 28 th, 2019, with its official release following a day later.

Additionally, the movie’s international premiere took place at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 11, 2019.• The movie is also intended as the first movie in the “Bumilangit Cinematic Universe”. Order “Gundala” via Amazon, now! Intrigued to see a superhero movie out of the Indo Cinematic Universe? What are your initial impressions of “Gundala”? What are your favourite Indonesian action films and fight scenes? Let us know in the comments gundala Like, gundala and join in the conversation on Facebook and follow us on Twitter & Instagram!

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• Action • Adventure • Drama Indonesia's preeminent comic book superhero and his alter ego Sancaka enter the cinematic universe to battle the wicked Pengkor and his diabolical squad of orphan assassins.

Indonesia's preeminent comic book superhero and his alter ego Sancaka enter the cinematic universe to battle the wicked Pengkor and his diabolical squad of gundala assassins. Indonesia's preeminent comic book superhero and his alter ego Sancaka enter the cinematic universe to battle the wicked Pengkor and his diabolical squad of orphan assassins.

Joko Anwar, one of the most prominent filmmakers in Indonesia, delivers luwarm blockbuster gundala is full of cliches and unnecessary setups for its doomed universe. Incoherent storytelling and series of action set pieces that serve no purpose in the plot except to showcase some fine stunt work.

Its mash of random scenes. For example there is a scene of protagonist fighting the thugs then at the end of fight the scene switches to different group discussing. Then again, the scene switches to protagonist fighting a different group of thigs at different location.

The film does not explain why or how the protagonist got there and why is he fighting. Again because producers want to build "universe" they insert several random scenes that average audience will say "What just happened?" Some production designs and cinematographies are quite decent.

The vibe of the 1st act had mixed horror vibe with Dark Knight-ish tone. However, overall horrible script with terrible pacing combined with choppy edits made this film to become Daredevil instead of the Dark Knight. I mean Ben Affleck's Daredevil

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