8 Best-Selling 2021 Indonesian Films to Watch, Which is Your Favorite? : Okezone Celebrity

EVEN The Covid-19 pandemic has not yet passed, the cinema doors have been opened with a number of restrictions to treat the longing of the audience. too much Indonesian movie which was released throughout 2021 and is selling well.

Many Indonesian film titles can attract tens to hundreds of thousands of viewers to return to the cinema this year. Each has an interesting story that steals the attention.

Quoted from Antara, here are a series of films that have been aired and in demand by the public on the big screen during the 2021 pandemic. Let’s see!

Nussa

The animated film Nussa, produced by The Little Giantz and Visinema Pictures, is adapted from the animated series that won the 2019 Indonesian Film Festival (FFI) Best Animated Film category with the same title.

This film premiered at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) in South Korea on 8-18 July 2021, then screened in cinemas throughout Indonesia on 14 October 2021.

Nussa won the Citra Award at the 2021 Indonesian Film Festival (FFI) for the Best Animated Film category. The film also reportedly recorded 443,498 viewers during its run.

Yowis Ben 3 and Yowis Ben Finale

Yowis Ben 3 and Yowis Ben Finale were directed by Fajar Nugros with Bayu Skak and starred Bayu Skak, Joshua Suherman, Brandon Salim and Tutus Thomson.

The two closing films of the Yowis Ben series will each release in theaters on November 25, 2021, and will be continued one month after.

The two films, citing data from Wikipedia, achieved 392,244 and 131,927 viewers respectively during their run.

Lengger Maut Dance

Not only light films and family films, horror films cannot be separated from the attention of Indonesian film lovers.

The Lengger Maut Dance (previously titled Detak) is an Indonesian horror thriller film in 2021 with the theme of Lengger dance culture originating from Banyumas.

The film was directed by Yongki Ongestu and produced by Visinema Pictures and Aenigma Pictures. This film also stars Della Dartyan and Refal Hady.

Although not too heavily promoted, this film received rave reviews from audiences during the pandemic.

During 4 days showing in theaters, this film managed to collect 100 thousand viewers. Exactly 10 days of screening, this film managed to collect 200 thousand viewers. Until now, this film was watched by 222,062 people.

Broto’s Inn

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The film was directed by Ifa Isfansyah and Eddie Cahyono and produced by Andi Boediman.

Losmen Bu Broto stars Mathias Muchus as Pak Broto and Maudy Koesnaedi as Bu Broto. This film also stars Maudy Ayunda, Putri Marino, Baskara Mahendra, Danilla Riyadi, and Marthino Lio.

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This film is a sequel to the television series “Losmen” by telling the daily life of Mr. Broto and Mrs. Broto managing a family inn with their three children.

The film opened on November 18, 2021 in theaters, and managed to reach 120,413 viewers, according to data quoted from Wikipedia.

June

The film, which sticks to the purple color, won 94,690 viewers throughout its screening.

Yuni previously premiered and competed at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) on a joint platform program and competed with seven other selected films from a number of countries, including such as Dendam, Rindu Must be Paid Tuntas which competed in this event.

In the event, Yuni won the Platform Prize award.

This film also premiered at the 2021 Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in the A Window on Asian Cinema program along with other films, such as Dendam, Rindu Must be Paid Completely, Copying Light, and The Sea Calling Me.

Not only that, Arawinda Kirana on Monday (13/12) local time received the Silver Yusr Award in the best actress category at the Red Sea International Film Festival (RSIFF) 2021 in Saudi Arabia for her role in the film Yuni.

In Indonesia alone, Yuni will premiere in theaters on December 9, 2021.

Cadet 1947

Cadet 1947 is a 2021 Indonesian war drama film directed and written by Rahabi Mandra and Aldo Swastia.

The film was inspired by the events of the first air raid mission of the Indonesian Air Force carried out by cadets (prospective Air Force pilots) at the Dutch defense headquarters in Semarang, Salatiga, and Ambarawa on 29 July 1947.

The film premiered at Jakarta Film Week 2021 on November 20, 2021 and was released to the public in Indonesian theaters on November 25, 2021, and reportedly reached 82,723 viewers.

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The film adaptation of the novel by Eka Kurniawan of the same name won 77,712 viewers, according to data.

The film premiered in the Concorso internazionale segment at the Locarno International Film Festival 2021 in Switzerland, and was awarded the Golden Leopard, the main prize in the international competition section of the Locarno International Film Festival.

Like Revenge, Rindu Must be Paid Tuntas also received the Golden Leopard award, which is the main award in the international competition session at the Locarno International Film Festival.

Paranoia

The film, directed by Riri Riza, was reported to have won as many as 76,614 viewers.

Paranoia premiered at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) in South Korea which will take place from 8-18 July 2021. In Indonesia alone, the film will open in theaters on 11 November 2021.

Paranoia won four nominations at the 2021 Indonesian Film Festival (FFI).

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