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Negeri 5 Menara (2012)

Six best friends in the Islamic Boarding School often hang out near the mosque towers. All of them made a promise under the tower that one day, they will go to places that they have been dreaming about.


Salman Aristo (screenplay), Ahmad Fuadi (novel) | 1 more credit »




Credited cast:
Donny Alamsyah Donny Alamsyah ... Ustad Salman (as Doni Alamsyah)
D. Syamrizal Ardiwinata D. Syamrizal Ardiwinata ... Baso Dewasa
Ence Bagus Ence Bagus ... Dulmajid Dewasa
David Chalik David Chalik ... Ayah Alif
Ahmad Dhahnial Ahmad Dhahnial ... Ustadz Ahmad
Rangga Djoned Rangga Djoned ... Ustadz Thorik
Faizal Faizal ... Said Dewasa
Arifal Faozi Arifal Faozi ... Umar
Meirayni Fauziah Meirayni Fauziah ... Nissa
Ikang Fawzi Ikang Fawzi ... Kyai Rais
Sakurta H. Ginting Sakurta H. Ginting ... Randai
Hardy Hartono Hardy Hartono ... Raja Dewasa
Mario Irwiensyah Mario Irwiensyah ... Iskandar
Khiva Iskak Khiva Iskak ... Syaiful
Jiofani Lubis Jiofani Lubis ... Raja Remaja


When Alif graduated from secondary school, his mother wanted him to go to Pondok Madani, a Pesantren (religious school) in corner of Ponorogo, East Java. At first, Alif was totally against the idea. being a good son, Alif gave him faith that his parents only wish the best for him, yet half-heartedly. When Alif arrived at Pondok Madani, His heart sank even further. The Place is depressing for him and feels like a prison. It was worsened by many strict school rules and the fact that he had to step a grade down to adapt to the new system. Along the way, Alif grows closer with his roommates, Baso from Gowa, Atang from Bandung, Raja from Medan, Said from Surabaya, and Dulmajid from Madura. The six of them are often seen and hang out near the mosque towers and eventually known as the "Sahibul Menara" or the tower owners. Things are not like Alif expected. He starts to see how the school introduces him to new and modern ideas. Alif was inspired by the spirited shouts of Ustadz: "Man Jadda ... Written by Negeri 5 Menara

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He who gives his all will surely succeed

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Release Date:

1 February 2012 (Indonesia) See more »

Filming Locations:

Bandung, West Java, Indonesia See more »


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Production Co:

Kompas Gramedia See more »
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Dolby Digital (Digital)


Color | Color (35 mm version)
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