Two newly weds Adjie and Astrid, along with 3 of their best friends decided to have an interstate road trip as a last attempt to reconcile Adjie with his estranged little sister Ladya. ... See full summary »
Maya with her best friend, Dini, tries to survive in a city without a family. She realized that she might inherit a property from her rich family. Maya returns to the village with Dini and unaware of the danger was waiting for her.
Families were terrorized at the orphanage. Someone wants them dead, apparently with black magic that is very deadly. She has a grudge and she was also born because of the sins of the orphans who formed her into the Queen of Black Magic.
A mature single man is challenged by his friends to bring a girlfriend to his wedding. He doesn't want to be embarrassed and forced to use the dating site which then brings him to a girl that can accompany him to the wedding.
Following a horrible experience, May has isolated herself and stopped talking. Her father blames himself and tries to live by May's conditions year after year. But one day a hole appears in the wall and through it May discovers a magician.
Ravi L. Bharwani
A movie that will leave you contemplating long after you left the theatre
I've been a fan of Anwar's movie since he was said to have reached a monumental achievement in Indonesian cinematography by directing Kala, a noir film unlike any others. And I believed then that it was going to be hard for any film director to top that, until Anwar arises again with Pintu Terlarang (Forbidden Door). I came watching the movie with high expectation, since I've read the book from where it was adapted and totally fell in love with the story, and also because Anwar's previous masterpiece Kala. Not surprisingly, though, not only Pintu Terlarang met my already high expectation, it has also managed to surpass it in many ways: cinematography, angles, and a brilliant adaptation of the original storyline (I only wish that someday I would have the chance to see the uncut or director's cut version). Pintu Terlarang is not merely a depiction of a psychological battle and conspiracy at its very core, thus providing us with countless opportunity to respond to each scene biographically, it ialso provide us with incredible shock-and-awe effect that will leave the audience contemplating inside their head long after they leave the theatre. This is a movie that belongs in the same class as any films that Stanley Kubrik and Quentin Tarantino have had us the pleasure of enjoying.
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