A film delivery man promises a beautiful young woman to deliver a film reel on time to a movie theater. But the the whole city seems to conspire against him.

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Joni
Mariana Renata ...
Angelique
Rachel Maryam Sayidina ...
Voni (as Rachel Maryam)
Surya Saputra ...
Otto
Dwiki Riza ...
Toni
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alvin Adam ...
Wartawan
Adetasha ...
Cab Driver's Wife
Valiza Aguiandri ...
Penonton Pamer Cewek 1
Indra Birowo ...
Pacar Penonton Telmi
Noella Birowo ...
Penonton Telmi
Dinar ...
Penonton Pamer Cewek 2
Adam Gomajaka ...
Anak Kecil
Wulan Guritno ...
Penonton Pacaran 2
Indra Herlambang ...
Pengantri 2
Ria Irawan ...
Over-sexed Film Director
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Film. Probably the the greatest blessing that art ever gave to mankind. Everybody knows the filmmaking process. But only a few understands the role of a young man named Joni in the process. He's the man behind the screen. It depends on him whether people can watch a movie at a theater or not. Joni is a film delivery guy. One day, he meets a beautiful young woman who will tell him her name, only if he promises he can deliver the reels of the film she is going to see on time. Joni thinks it's gonna be easy. But that day, it seems that the whole city is conspiring to make him fail to keep his promise. Written by godzcomic@yahoo.com

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IDR 3,500,000,000 (estimated)
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Fresh, hip, different
29 April 2005 | by (Indonesia) – See all my reviews

No one knows why Indonesian filmmakers are so fond of art movies. They seem to think that if you want to be regarded as a good filmmaker, you should make an art movie. Too bad there's no good art movie yet produced in Indonesia. Meanwhile, the other side of the group think that they can produce low-quality craps and just put them on the theaters. Both groups are killing the industry.

It's so refreshing that finally a commercial movie got made with competence. Janji Joni is hip, smart, and never take itself too seriously (even though many critics tried to analyze the movie deeper than they should be). Janji Joni is basically an independent movie on a larger scale. Full of big stars and many locations even though it was shot in 19 days according to IMDb.com. It's raw but yet audience-friendly.

Full of unforgettable characters from the beautiful Mariana to the cult actor Sujiwo Tejo and underground action superstar Barry Prima.

This movie is a rebel many people will love.


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